Translation of "holiday" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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holidaynoun

uk /ˈhɒl.ə.deɪ/ us /ˈhɑː.lə.deɪ/

A1 [ C or U ] UK UK informal holidays, UK informal hols, US vacation a time when someone does not go to work or school but is free to do what they want, such as travel or relax

假期,假日
a camping/skiing holiday 野营/滑雪度假
Have you decided where you're going for your holiday(s) this year? 你决定今年到哪里度假了吗?
Patricia is on holiday next week. 帕特里夏下星期休假。
How many days' holiday do you get with your new job? 你的新工作有多少天假期?
We thought we'd go to France for our summer holiday. 我们想去法国过暑假。
Surely the school holidays start soon. 想必学校马上就要放假了吧。

B1 [ C ] an official day when you do not have to go to work or school

法定假日,节日
a public holiday 公共假日
St Patrick's Day is a holiday in Ireland. 圣帕特里克节是爱尔兰的一个节日。

More examples

  • After all that hard work, you deserve a holiday.
  • The Caribbean is a popular holiday destination.
  • Give me a call when you get back from holiday.
  • You can win a holiday for two in the south of France just by answering three simple questions.
  • We can't really afford foreign holidays.

holidayverb [ I usually + adv/prep ]

uk /ˈhɒl.ə.deɪ/ us /ˈhɑː.lə.deɪ/ UK US vacation

to take a holiday

去度假
My parents are holidaying in Spain this year. 我的父母今年要去西班牙度假。

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