Translation of "tout" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /taʊt/ us /taʊt/

tout verb (MAKE KNOWN)

[ T ] to advertise, talk about, or praise something or someone repeatedly, especially as a way of encouraging people to like, accept, or buy something

The minister has been touting these ideas for some time. 作为教育部长,一段时间以来她一直在宣传这些理念。
He is being widely touted as the next leader of the party. 到处都在宣传他是下任社会民主党领袖。
A local car dealership was touting its services/wares on the radio. 几家保险公司正在当地电台搞宣传。

[ I ] mainly UK to repeatedly try to persuade people to buy your goods or services

There were hundreds of taxis at the airport, all touting for business/custom. 机场有数百辆出租车,都在拉生意/招徕乘客。


[ T ] UK US scalp disapproving to sell tickets for something such as a sports game or theatre performance unofficially, usually at a much higher price than the official price

£30 seats for the match were being touted for £500. 30英镑的比赛门票被票贩子高价卖到500英镑。

toutnoun [ C ]

uk /taʊt/ us /taʊt/ UK US scalper disapproving

a person who touts tickets

Britain's best-known ticket tout once boasted that he could get you tickets for anything. 英国最有名的票贩子曾经夸海口说他什么票都能搞到。

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