Translation of "process" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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processnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈprəʊ.ses/ us /ˈprɑː.ses/

B2 a series of actions that you take in order to achieve a result

the peace process 和平进程
Increasing the number of women in top management jobs will be a slow process. 增加高管职位妇女的人数将是一个缓慢的过程。
This decision may delay the process of European unification. 这一决策可能会推迟欧洲一体化的进程。
The party has begun the painful (= difficult) process of rethinking its policies and strategy. 该党开始了重新审视其政策和战略的艰难历程。
Going to court to obtain compensation is a long process. 起诉要求赔偿是一个漫长的过程。
She arrived at the correct answer by a process of elimination (= by deciding against each answer that was unlikely to be correct until only one was left). 她使用排除法找到了正确答案。

B2 a series of changes that happen naturally

the digestive process 消化过程
the ageing process 衰老的过程
It's all part of the learning process. 这完全是学习过程的一部分。

a method of producing goods in a factory by treating natural substances

They have developed a new process for extracting aluminium from bauxite. 他们创造出一种从铝土矿中提炼铝的新工艺。

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uk /ˈprəʊ.ses/ us /ˈprɑː.ses/

process verb (DEAL WITH)

B2 [ T ] to deal with documents in an official way

Visa applications take 28 days to process. 办理签证申请需要28天的时间。

[ T ] If a computer processes information, it performs a particular series of operations on the information, such as a set of calculations.


[ T ] to prepare, change, or treat food or natural substances as a part of an industrial operation

a waste processing plant 废物处理厂

[ T ] to make pictures from photographic film

I need to get those films processed. 我得把那些胶卷洗出来。

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process verb (WALK)

us uk /prəˈses/ [ I + adv/prep ] mainly UK formal to walk slowly

We watched them process down the aisle. 我们看着他们沿着走廊慢慢地走了过去。

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