Translation of "state" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (CONDITION) 情况 uk us /steɪt/

[ C ] a condition or way of being that exists at a particular time

The building was in a state of disrepair. 这栋大楼年久失修。
She was found wandering in a confused state (of mind). 有人发现她到处游荡,神志恍惚。
Give me the keys - you're in no fit state to drive. 把钥匙给我——你状态不佳,不能开车。
After the accident I was in a state of shock. 事故之后,我惊魂未定。
I came home to an unhappy state of affairs (= situation). 我回到家时,心情十分沉重。
The kitchen was in its original state, with a 1920s sink and stove. 厨房还保留着最初的样子,有一个20世纪20年代的水槽和炉子。
the state of play UK Australian

the present situation

The article provides a useful summary of the current state of play in the negotiations. 这篇文章对谈判的现状作出了有用的总结。

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