Translation of "purge" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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purgeverb [ T ]

uk /pɜːdʒ/ us /pɝːdʒ/

purge verb [ T ] (REMOVE PEOPLE)

to get rid of people from an organization because you do not agree with them

清除,肃清(反对者)
Party leaders have undertaken to purge the party of extremists. 政党领袖已采取行动清除党内的极端分子。
Hard-liners are expected to be purged from the administration. 主张强硬路线的人预计将从政府中清除出去。

purge verb [ T ] (REMOVE EVIL)

to make someone or something free of something evil or harmful

使涤罪;使洁净
Roman Catholics go to confession to purge their souls/themselves (from/of sin). 罗马天主教徒前去忏悔以净化灵魂/涤罪。
The new state governor has promised to purge the police force of corruption. 新州长已保证要清除警察队伍中的腐败现象。

purgenoun [ C ]

uk /pɜːdʒ/ us /pɝːdʒ/

the act of getting rid of people from an organization because you do not agree with them

清洗(从一个组织中清除持不同政见者的行动)
Between 1934 and 1938, Stalin mounted a massive purge of the Communist Party, the government and the armed forces in the Soviet Union. 1934至1938年间,斯大林对共产党、政府和军队实行大清洗。

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