Translation of "seek" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

seek

verb uk /siːk/ us /siːk/ sought, sought formal
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B2 [ T ] to try to find or get something, especially something that is not a physical object

寻找;寻求(尤指非物质的东西)
"Are you actively seeking jobs?" she asked. “你在积极地找工作吗?”她问。
Hundreds of dissidents are seeking refuge/asylum in the US embassy. 数百名持不同政见者到美国大使馆寻求庇护。

B2 [ T ] to ask for advice, help, approval, permission, etc.

请求;要求
Legal advice should be sought before you take any further action. 你在采取下一步行动之前,应该咨询一下律师。
TRY 试图

C2 [ I + to infinitive ] to try or attempt

试图;设法
They sought to reassure the public. 他们试图消除公众的忧虑。
-seeking suffix uk / -siː.kɪŋ/ us / -siː.kɪŋ/

A lot of bad behaviour is attention-seeking on the part of mixed-up kids. 迷茫的孩子的很多不良行为都是为了寻求关注。

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