Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “plain”

See all translations

plain

adjective (CLEAR)
清楚的
 
 
/pleɪn/
obvious and clear to understand
清楚的,明显的
It's quite plain that they don't want to speak to us.
很明显,他们不想和我们说话。
The reason is perfectly plain.
原因很清楚。
I made it quite plain (that) (= explained clearly that) I wasn't interested.
我明白地表示我不感兴趣。
Apparent and obviousVisible
(Definition of plain adjective (CLEAR) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “plain” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

make believe

believing or imagining things that appear to be attractive or exciting, but are not real

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More