Translation of "theme" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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themenoun [ C ]

uk /θiːm/ us /θiːm/

theme noun [ C ] (MAIN SUBJECT)

B2 the main subject of a talk, book, film, etc.

The theme of loss runs through most of his novels. 失落这一主题贯穿了他的大多数小说作品。

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theme noun [ C ] (TUNE)

a song or tune that is played several times in a film, etc. and represents a character, situation, etc.

a theme song/tune 主题歌/曲

specialized music a short, simple tune on which a piece of music is based


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