Translation of "ism" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈɪz.əm/ informal mainly humorous

a set of beliefs, especially ones that you disapprove of

Thatcher is unique among her predecessors in having given the English language a brand new ism, created from her own name. 撒切尔为英语词汇增添了一个全新的“主义”,以其本人姓氏命名,这与前任各届首相相比是独一无二的。

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

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