Translation of "bailiff" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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bailiffnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbeɪ.lɪf/ us /ˈbeɪ.lɪf/

(in the UK ) an official who takes away someone's possessions when they owe money

They didn't pay their rent, so the landlord called/sent in the bailiffs. 他们拒付房租,所以房东叫来了执行官。

(in the US) an official who is responsible for prisoners who are appearing in court


(in the UK ) a person whose job is to take care of someone else's land or property


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