Translation of "transport" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈtræn.spɔːt/ us /ˈtræn.spɔːrt/

transport noun (GOODS/PEOPLE)

B2 [ U ] the movement of people or goods from one place to another

the transport of live animals 活体动物的运输
The company will arrange transport from the airport. 公司将安排从机场起的运输。

B1 [ U ] UK US transportation a system of vehicles, such as buses, trains, aircraft, etc. for getting from one place to another

the Department of Transport 交通部
investment in public transport (= buses, trains, etc. available for everyone to use) 对公共交通的投资
Do you have your own transport (= vehicle)? 你自己有车吗?
Bicycles are a cheap and efficient form/means of transport. 自行车是一种便宜而高效的交通工具。

More examples

  • The city's transport system is one of the most efficient in Europe.
  • The tour operator will arrange transport and plan your itinerary.
  • Travelling by train is still one of the safest methods of transport.
  • If you think that these transport problems can be solved by building more roads, you completely misunderstand the nature of the problem.
  • Please let the organizers know if you're able to offer transport to or from the campsite for this year's Cub camp.

transport noun (FEELING)

in transports (of delight) literary

extremely pleased or happy


transportverb [ T ]

uk /trænˈspɔːt/ us /trænˈspɔːrt/

transport verb [ T ] (GOODS/PEOPLE)

B2 to take goods or people from one place to another

The pipeline was constructed to transport oil across Alaska to ports on the coast. 建设这条输油管道是为了使石油能够穿越阿拉斯加输送到沿海各港口。
Such heavy items are expensive to transport (by plane). 这样重的物品(用飞机)运输很贵。

(in the past) to send a criminal to live in a country far away as a punishment

162,000 convicts were transported to Australia from 1788 to 1868. 从1788年到1868年,有16.2万名犯人被流放到澳大利亚。

More examples

  • The prisoners were transported under military escort.
  • The emergency building is transported in individual modules, such as bedrooms and a kitchen, which are put together on site.
  • Environmentalists argue that more goods should be transported by rail.
  • The two prisoners were kept under restraint while they were transported between prisons.

transport verb [ T ] (FEELING)

literary If something transports you to a different time or place, it makes you feel as if you were in it.

The film transports you back to the New York of the 1950s. 这部电影将我们带回到了20世纪50年代的纽约。

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