Translation of "supply" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /səˈplaɪ/

to provide something that is wanted or needed, often in large quantities and over a long period of time

Electrical power is supplied by underground cables. 电力是由地下电缆输送的。
Three people have been arrested for supplying arms to the terrorists. 有3个人因为向恐怖分子提供武器而被捕。
The company has supplied the royal family (= provided them with something they need) for years. 多年来该公司一直为皇室供货。
At the beginning of term, students are supplied with a list of books that they are expected to read. 在学期初,学生们拿到了一份阅读书目清单。

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