Translation of "mantle" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

mantle

noun [ S ] (RESPONSIBILITY) 责任 uk us /ˈmæn.tl̩/ US  /-t̬l̩/ formal

the responsibilities of an important position or job, especially as given from the person who had the job to the person who replaces them

(尤指前任留给继任者的)责任,衣钵
She unsuccessfully attempted to assume the mantle of presidency. 她想接任总统,但未成功。
He has been asked to take on the mantle of managing director in the New York office. 他被邀请出任纽约办事处总经理之职。

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