Translation of "apprehension" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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apprehensionnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌæp.rɪˈhen.ʃən/ us /ˌæp.rəˈhen.ʃən/

apprehension noun [ U ] (WORRY)

worry about the future, or a fear that something unpleasant is going to happen

(对未来或即将发生的不快之事的)忧虑,担心,恐惧
It's normal to feel a little apprehension before starting a new job. 在开始新工作前感到有些忐忑不安是很正常的。
There is some apprehension in the office about who the new director will be. 不知谁将担任新主任,办公室里人心惶惶。

apprehension noun [ U ] (CATCHING)

formal the situation in which the police catch and arrest someone who has not obeyed the law

逮捕;拘捕
Both the army and the police were involved in the apprehension of the terrorists. 军队和警察都参与了抓捕恐怖分子的行动。

apprehension noun [ U ] (UNDERSTANDING)

formal the act of understanding something

领会;理解;懂得

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