Translation of "jewel" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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jewelnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʒuː.əl/ us /ˈdʒuː.əl/

jewel noun [ C ] (VALUABLE STONE)

B2 a precious stone that is used to decorate valuable objects

宝石
She was wearing a large gold necklace set with jewels. 她戴着一条很粗的镶宝石的金项链。

a small precious stone or a piece of specially cut glass, used in the mechanism of a watch

(钟表内的)宝石轴承,钻
jewels [ plural ]

→  jewellery

珠宝,首饰

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jewel noun [ C ] (BEAUTIFUL/IMPORTANT THING)

something that is very beautiful or valuable

宝贝;珍贵的东西
Many visitors consider the Sistine Chapel to be the jewel of the Vatican. 许多游客认为西斯廷教堂是梵蒂冈的瑰宝。

jewel noun [ C ] (PERSON)

old-fashioned a very kind or helpful person

好心人;乐于助人的人

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