Translation of "abroad" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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abroadadverb [ after verb ]

uk /əˈbrɔːd/ us /əˈbrɑːd/

abroad adverb [ after verb ] (OTHER COUNTRY)

B1 in or to a foreign country or countries

He's currently abroad on business. 目前他在国外出差。
We always go abroad in the summer. 我们夏天总是到国外去。

More examples

  • After her divorce she went to live abroad.
  • He wanted the best for his children - good schools, a nice house and trips abroad.
  • We have two grown-up children, both of whom live abroad.
  • They decided to move abroad and make a fresh start.
  • Some very well-known British football players have gone to clubs abroad.

abroad adverb [ after verb ] (OUTSIDE)

[ after verb ] literary or old use outside, or not at home

Not a soul was abroad that morning. 那天上午,户外空无一人。

abroad adverb [ after verb ] (GOING AROUND)

[ after verb ] formal used to say that ideas, feelings, and opinions are shared by many people

There's a rumour abroad that she intends to leave the company. 到处都在传言说她要离开公司。

(Translation of “abroad” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)