Translation of "long-distance" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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long-distanceadjective [ before noun ], adverb

uk /ˌlɒŋˈdɪs.təns/ us /ˌlɑːŋˈdɪs.təns/

B2 travelling a long way, or separated by a long distance

长途的(地),远距离的(地)
a long-distance runner 长跑选手
long-distance lorry drivers 长途卡车司机
a long-distance phone call 长途电话

More examples

  • Although long-distance phone calls are going up, the charge for local calls will not alter.
  • The pick-up point for the long-distance coaches is now in the new bus station.
  • Like most long-distance runners she is very slight.
  • He snitched to my boss that I'd been making long-distance calls at work!
  • As a long-distance runner, she's in a class of her own.

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