Translation of "city" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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citynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɪt.i/ us /ˈsɪt̬.i/

city noun [ C ] (TOWN)

A1 a large town

Many of the world's cities have populations of more than five million. 世界上许多城市的人口超过500万。
Wellington is the capital city (= centre of government) of New Zealand. 惠灵顿是新西兰首都。

any town in the UK that has a cathedral (= large, important church)

The city of Ely has about 15,000 inhabitants. 伊利市有大约1万居民。

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city noun [ C ] (FINANCIAL CENTRE)

the City [ S ] UK

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the business centre of London where the large financial organizations are, such as the Bank of England

He works in the City. 他在伦敦商业中心上班。
a City analyst 伦敦商业区分析师

the financial organizations as a group and the people who work for them

The City acted swiftly to the news of a fall in the value of sterling. 金融界对英镑下跌的消息迅速作出反应。

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