Translation of "administer" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb (GIVE) uk us /ədˈmɪn.ɪ.stər/ US  /-stɚ/

[ T ] formal to cause someone to receive something

to administer medicine/punishment/relief 给药/施加惩罚/发放救济品
Tests will be administered to schoolchildren at seven, twelve and sixteen years. 7岁、12岁和16岁的学生将接受测试。
figurative The latest opinion polls have administered a severe blow to the party. 最新的民意调查结果对该党来说是当头一棒。
administer an oath to sb formal

to be present while someone says an oath (= formal promise) officially


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