Translation of "application" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (USE) uk us /ˌæp.lɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/

[ C or U ] a way in which something can be used for a particular purpose

The design has many applications. 这个设计有很多用途。
the application of this research in the treatment of cancer 将该研究成果应用于癌症治疗

[ U ] the determination to work hard over a period of time in order to succeed at something

Joshua clearly has ability in this subject but lacks application. 乔舒亚无疑是有能力学这门课程的,但他缺乏一股钻劲儿。

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