Translation of "protein" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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proteinnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈprəʊ.tiːn/ us /ˈproʊ.tiːn/

C1 one of the many substances found in food such as meat, cheese, fish, or eggs, that is necessary for the body to grow and be strong



  • Vegans get all the protein they need from nuts, seeds, beans and cereals.
  • Meat and fish are a vital source of protein.

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