Translation of "security" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (FINANCE) 金融 uk us /sɪˈkjʊə.rɪ.ti/ US  /-ˈkjʊr.ə.t̬i/

[ U ] property or goods that you promise to give to someone if you cannot pay them what you owe them

She used her shares in the company as security against a £23 million bank loan. 她向银行所借的2300万英镑是以其在公司的股票为抵押的。
The hotel held onto our baggage as security while we went to the bank to get money to pay the bill. 宾馆扣下我们的行李作为抵押,我们则去银行取钱来付账。
securities [ plural ] specialized

investment in a company or in government debt which can be traded on the financial markets and which produces an income for the investor (= someone giving money hoping to get more back)


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