Translation of "candidate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

candidate

noun [ C ] uk us /ˈkæn.dɪ.dət/ /-deɪt/

a person who is competing to get a job or elected position

(职位)申请人,候选人
There are three candidates standing in the election. 有3位候选人参加竞选。

a person or thing considered likely to receive or experience something

可能有…结局者,被认定会经历…者
The English Department is a likely candidate for staff cuts. 英语系很有可能要裁员。

UK someone who is taking an examination

考生;应试者,投考者
Candidates must write their names on the top page of the exam paper. 考生必须将自己的名字写在试卷首页。

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