Translation of "purge" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (REMOVE EVIL) 清除罪恶 uk us /pɜːdʒ/ US  /pɝːdʒ/

to make someone or something free of something evil or harmful

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。

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