Translation of "overlook" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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overlookverb [ T ]

uk /ˌəʊ.vəˈlʊk/ us /ˌoʊ.vɚˈlʊk/

overlook verb [ T ] (VIEW)

B2 to provide a view of, especially from above

Our hotel room overlooked the harbour. 从我们酒店的房间可眺望港口。
The house is surrounded by trees, so it's not overlooked at all (= it cannot be seen from any other buildings). 这栋房子四周绿树环绕,所以从其他建筑处根本看不到它。

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overlook verb [ T ] (NOT NOTICE)

C2 to fail to notice or consider something or someone

I think there is one key fact that you have overlooked. 我认为你忽略了一个重要的事实。
No one will be overlooked when we select players for the team. 在组队时不会忽略任何人。

overlook verb [ T ] (FORGIVE)

to forgive or pretend not to notice something

I'm prepared to overlook his behaviour this time. 这次我打算对他的行为不予计较。

overlooknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈəʊ.və.lʊk/ us /ˈoʊ.vɚ.lʊk/ US UK viewpoint

a place from where a person can look at something, especially at an area of natural beauty

There are lots of scenic overlooks along the road from New York to Montreal. 从纽约到蒙特利尔的公路沿线有很多美景。

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