Translation of "plus" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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A2 added to

What is six plus four? 6加4等于几?
The rent will be £175 a week, plus (= added to the cost of) gas and electricity. 算上煤气和电,每周租金为75英镑。

More examples

  • The cost is $205 plus $3 for shipping.
  • Please enclose £15.99, plus £2 for postage.
  • "Three plus three is seven. True or false?" "False."
  • It costs £1,000 a week to hire the yacht, plus a £120 returnable deposit.
  • The loan has to be repaid, plus interest, within 18 months.

pluspreposition, conjunction

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B1 and also

There will be two adults travelling, plus three children. 旅行时将有两个大人,外加三个小孩。
informal Let's not go on holiday in August - it'll be too hot - plus it'll be more expensive. 我们不要在8月份去度假——天太热,而且花销会更大。

More examples

  • We're taking Phil's luggage, plus Annie's.
  • There'll be Jenny and Darren, plus Mike and Sean.
  • We'll need a washing machine and cooker, plus a new bed.
  • Skiing would be too expensive, plus Susie doesn't like the cold.
  • Steve won't be around to help us, plus we're moving house around that time.

plusnoun [ C ]

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plus noun [ C ] (ADVANTAGE)

B2 plural pluses or plusses informal an advantage or a good feature

Your teaching experience will be a plus in this job. 你的教学经验对从事这项工作是个有利因素。

More examples

  • On the whole it's a good proposition, the plusses seem to outweigh the minuses.
  • You've got more experience than the others, which should be a real plus in the interview.
  • The fact that we live so near my parents is a major plus from the point of view of childcare.
  • Some knowledge of accountancy techniques is a definite plus in this role.
  • Having an extra bedroom since we moved is a big plus.

plus noun [ C ] (ADDITION SIGN)

also plus sign the (+) sign, written between two numbers to show that they should be added together



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plus adjective (ADDITION)

[ before noun ] A plus number or amount is more than zero.

Plus 8 is eight more than zero. +8比0大8。
The temperature is expected to be no more than plus two (degrees). 温度预计只有零上2度。

[ after noun ] more than the number or amount mentioned

temperatures of 40 plus 40度以上的温度
Those cars cost £20,000 plus. 那些车总价在1.5万英镑以上。

[ after noun ] used by teachers after a letter, such as B or C, to show that the standard of a piece of work is slightly higher than the stated mark

I got C plus/C+ for my essay. 我作文得了C+。

plus adjective (ADVANTAGE)

[ before noun ] informal used to describe an advantage or good quality that something has

The house is near the sea, which is a plus factor for us. 房子离海边近,这对我们来说是个有利因素。
UK The fact that the flight goes from our nearest airport is a real plus point. 航班从离我们最近的机场起飞,这一点对我们真的是非常有利。

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