Translation of "commute" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /kəˈmjuːt/ us /kəˈmjuːt/

commute verb (TRAVEL)

C1 [ I ] to make the same journey regularly between work and home

It's exhausting commuting from Brighton to London every day. 每天上下班要往返于布赖顿与伦敦之间,令人疲惫不堪。

commute verb (CHANGE)

[ T ] formal to change one thing into another

People used to believe that you could commute base metals into gold. 人们过去曾认为能将贱金属变成黄金。

[ T ] specialized finance & economics to exchange one type of payment for a different type

I think I'll commute my life insurance into an annuity. 我想把人寿保险改为年金保险。

[ T ] specialized law to change a punishment to one that is less severe

Her sentence was commuted from death to life imprisonment. 对她的判决由死刑减为无期徒刑。

commutenoun [ C ]

uk /kəˈmjuːt/ us /kəˈmjuːt/ informal

a regular journey between work and home

It's at least an hour's commute to work. 上班路上至少要花1个小时。

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