Translation of "pioneer" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˌpaɪəˈnɪər/ US  /-ˈnɪr/

a person who is one of the first people to do something

one of the pioneers of modern science 现代科学的先驱之一
a pioneer heart surgeon 心脏外科的先驱

a person who goes to an area and establishes farms, houses,

The pioneers went west across North America, cutting down forests and planting new crops. 拓荒者们穿过北美洲到西部去,砍伐树木,种植新的庄稼。

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