backwater translate to Mandarin Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "backwater" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [C]
/ˈbæk.wɔː.tər/ US  /-wɑː.t̬ɚ/
a part of a river where the water does not flow
We tied the boat up in a quiet backwater overnight.
Parts of watercourses
disapproving a place which is not influenced by new ideas or events that happen in other places, and which does not change
He grew up in a rural backwater.
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Translations of “backwater”
in Chinese (Traditional) 死水,回水,滯水, 與世隔絕的地方, 落後的地方…
(Definition of backwater from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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