Translation of "bishop" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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bishopnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɪʃ.əp/ us /ˈbɪʃ.əp/

bishop noun [ C ] (PRIEST)

a priest of high rank who is in charge of the priests of lower rank in a particular area

the Bishop of Durham 达勒姆主教
Bishop Desmond Tutu 德斯蒙德‧图图主教

More examples

  • the consecration of the new bishop
  • We are counting on your speech, bishop, to give some moral uplift to the delegates.
  • The bishop criticized the government for its "callous, uncaring attitude" to the homeless and the unemployed.
  • Poverty and ignorance, the bishop said, were the forces of evil in our society today.
  • The bishop's speech has prompted an angry response from both political parties.

bishop noun [ C ] (CHESS)

a piece that moves from corner to corner along squares of the same colour


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