Translation of "contempt" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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contemptnoun [ U ]

uk /kənˈtempt/ us /kənˈtempt/

contempt noun [ U ] (NO RESPECT)

C2 a strong feeling of disliking and having no respect for someone or something

At school she had complete contempt for all her teachers. 在学校读书时她对所有老师都不屑一顾。
You should treat those remarks with the contempt that they deserve. 你理应对那些话不屑一顾。
She's beneath contempt (= I have no respect for her)! 她为人所不齿!
hold sb/sth in contempt

to feel contempt for someone or something


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contempt noun [ U ] (NOT OBEYING)

specialized also contempt of court law behaviour that is illegal because it does not obey or respect the rules of a law court

The tobacco companies may be guilty of contempt of court for refusing to produce the documents. 烟草公司可能会因为拒不出示文件而被判藐视法庭罪。

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