Translation of "home" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (HOUSE/APARTMENT) 房子/公寓 uk us /həʊm/ US  /hoʊm/

[ 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。
Phone me at home after four o'clock. 4点之后打家里的电话找我。
I took home a couple of books to read. 我带回家一些书阅读。
He left home (= stopped living with his parents) when he was 23. 他23岁时离家独立生活。
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 which 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

[ 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。

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