Translation of "mirage" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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miragenoun [ C ]

uk /mɪˈrɑːʒ/ us /mɪˈrɑːʒ/

an image, produced by very hot air, of something that seems to be far away but does not really exist


literary a hope or wish that has no chance of being achieved

Electoral victory is just a distant mirage. 选举获胜只是一个可望而不可即的美好幻景。

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