英：word-forming element denoting an action or product of an action, from Latin -ata (source of French -ade, Spanish -ada, Italian -ata), fem. pp. ending used in forming nouns. A living prefix in French, from which many words have come into English (e.g. lemonade). Latin -atus, pp. suffix of verbs of the 1st conjugation also became -ade in French (Spanish -ado, Italian -ato) and came to be used as a suffix denoting persons or groups participating in an action (e.g. brigade, desperado). -ade(1)
1. a suffix found in nouns denoting action or process or a person or persons acting, appearing in loanwords from French and sometimes from Spanish ( cannonade; fusillade; renegade ), but also attached to native stems: blockade; escapade; masquerade .
2. a noun suffix indicating a drink made of a particular fruit, normally a citrus: lemonade .
< French < Provençal, Spanish, or Upper Italian -ada < Latin -āta, feminine of -ātus -ate1 ; or < Spanish -ado < Latin -ātus -ate1 -ade(2)
a collective suffix like -ad1 : decade .
< French < Greek; see ad1 1.blockade
n. the enclosing or surrounding of a place,eg. by armies or warships,to keep goods or pepole from entering or leaving 封锁
例句：The police set up blockades on highways leading out of the city. 警察封锁了出城的公路
n. army unit,usually of three battalions,forming part of an army division;organized body of persons in uniform with special duties旅；以特殊目的而成立的队、团
例句：General colt commanded the 8th Artillery Brigade during the war.战争期间，科尔特将军指挥了第八炮旅。
n. parading of troops 游行；阅兵式
v.gather together for drilling ,inspection,etc. ; show off 阅兵，列队行进；夸耀
例句：From our window we would watch the parade each summer.每年夏天，我们都会从家里窗户观看阅兵式。
n. taking a walk;the place where to walk;formal dance or ball for a class in a high school or college 散步；海滨人行道，散步场所；学生舞会(prom.) *pro(=forth),men(=lead)
例句：They walked hand in hand along the promenade. 他们手拉着手沿着人行道散步。
n. piece of music to be sung or played outdoors at night 小夜曲 *seren(=evening)
例句：It is customary for the bride to be treated to serenade on the night before her wedding.在举行婚礼的前一晚，为新娘演唱小夜曲是一种习俗。