Translation of "complaint" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /kəmˈpleɪnt/ us /kəmˈpleɪnt/

complaint noun (REPORT OF A PROBLEM)

B1 [ C or U ] a statement that something is wrong or not satisfactory

We've received a complaint from one of our listeners about offensive language. 我们收到了一位听众有关用语粗俗的投诉。
I've made a complaint (= formally complained) to the police about the noise. 我向警方投诉了噪声问题。
[ + that ] We've had complaints that you've been playing your radio too loud. 我们接到投诉说你们的收音机音量开得太大。
Do you have any grounds for complaint (= reason to formally complain)? 你有投诉的理由吗?

More examples

  • The manufacturers are reported to have received a long list of complaints from dissatisfied customers.
  • The company has new procedures for dealing with complaints.
  • We've received lots of complaints about the changes from regular listeners to the programme.
  • My lawyer is going to compose a letter of complaint.
  • I wish to make a complaint - these chips are cold.

complaint noun (ILLNESS)

[ C ] an illness

a heart/stomach complaint 心脏/胃病

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