Translation of "encounter" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ɪnˈkaʊn.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/

a meeting, especially one that happens by chance

I had a rather alarming encounter with a wild pig. 我曾经意外地碰到过一头野猪,真是惊险。
This meeting will be the first encounter between the party leaders since the election. 这是自大选以来两党领导人首次狭路相逢。

an occasion when people have sex, usually with someone they have not met before


an occasion when two teams play against each other

In their last encounter with Italy, England won 3-2. 在上次和意大利队的对垒中,英格兰队3比2获胜。

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