Translation of "home" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /həʊm/ us /hoʊm/


A1 [ C or U ] the house, apartment, etc. where you live, especially with your family

The senator has two homes - an apartment in Washington and a house in Colorado. 这位参议员有两个家——一个是位于华盛顿的公寓,另一个是科罗拉多的家。
He was living on the streets for three months, and his home was a cardboard box. 他在大街上住了3个月了,他的家就是一个纸板箱。
Call me at home after four o'clock. 4点之后打家里的电话找我。
women who decide to stay at home and look after their children
He left home (= stopped living with his parents) when he was 23. 他23岁时离家独立生活。
UK More and more couples are setting up home together without getting married. 越来越多的伴侣不结婚就组成家庭。

[ C ] a house, apartment, etc. when it is considered as property that you can buy or sell

luxury/starter homes 豪华住宅/作为过渡房而买的第一所小房子

[ C ] the type of family you come from

We had a happy home. 我们有一个幸福的家庭。
children from a broken home (= from a family in which the parents had separated) 来自离异家庭的孩子

C1 [ C ] a place where people or animals live and are cared for by people who are not their relations or owners

a children's home/an old people's home/a dogs' home 孤儿院/养老院/流狼狗收容所
He spent his early years in a home. 他的幼年时期在孤儿院度过。

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home noun (ORIGIN)

A1 [ C or U ] someone's or something's place of origin, or the place where a person feels they belong

I live in London, but my home (= where I was born) is in Greece. 我住在伦敦,但我出生在约克郡。
I was actually born in New Zealand, but I've lived in Hong Kong for so long that it feels like home now. 我实际上出生在新西兰,但我在英格兰住了这么久,现在感觉就像我的故乡一样了。

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home noun (COUNTRY)

[ C or U ] your own country or your own area

She loves France, but she misses home.
At home we call this "lardy cake".
UK I wonder what they're doing back at home. 我纳闷他们在国内在做什么。
be/play at home

If a sports team are/play at home, they play on their own sports field.


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homeadjective [ before noun ]

uk /həʊm/ us /hoʊm/

home adjective [ before noun ] (RELATING TO HOME)

done at home, or intended to be used at home

home cooking 家庭烹饪
home-brewed beer 家酿啤酒
a home computer 家庭用计算机
my home telephone number

home adjective [ before noun ] (COUNTRY)

connected with or done in your own country

His books were a success in his home country/market, but failed to find an audience abroad. 他的书在本国市场很畅销,可在国外却没有什么读者。

home adjective [ before noun ] (SPORTS)

relating to the place where a team is based and plays a lot of its games

the home team/side 主队/东道主
a home ground
a home match/game
the home strip (= clothing worn by a team when they play a home match)
home advantage (= the improved chance of success that playing at home gives to a team)

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