Translation of "tout" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb (MAKE KNOWN) 使为人所知 uk us /taʊt/

[ T ] to advertise, make known or praise something or someone repeatedly, especially as a way of encouraging their sale, popularity or development

As an education minister, she 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 Social Democratic party. 到处都在宣传他是下任社会民主党领袖。
Several insurance companies are now touting their services/wares on local radio. 几家保险公司正在当地电台搞宣传。

[ I ] 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。

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