Translation of "salute" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (SHOW OF RESPECT) 表示尊敬 uk us /səˈluːt/

a gesture of respect made to someone by raising the right hand to the side of the head

The soldier gave a salute and the officer returned it. 士兵向军官敬礼,军官回礼。

an action, such as the firing of a gun, done to show respect to someone

Full military honours and a 21-gun salute (= 21 guns fired at the same time) marked his funeral. 他的葬礼是最高规格的军葬礼,鸣21响礼炮。

(Translation of “salute noun (SHOW OF RESPECT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)