Translation of "trial" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /traɪəl/ us /traɪəl/

trial noun (LEGAL PROCESS)

B2 [ C or U ] the hearing of statements and showing of objects, etc. in a law court to judge if a person is guilty of a crime or to decide a case or a legal matter

trial proceedings 审判程序
Trial by jury is a fundamental right. 由陪审团审判是一项基本权利。
It was a very complicated trial that went on for months. 该审判非常复杂,历时数月。
She's going on/standing trial for fraud. 她将因诈骗而受审。
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trial noun (TEST)

C1 [ C or U ] a test, usually over a limited period of time, to discover how effective or suitable something or someone is

They're doing clinical trials on a new drug. 他们正在对一种新药进行临床试验。
They've employed her for a six-month trial (period). 他们录用了她,试用期为6个月。
You can have the equipment on a trial basis (UK also on trial), and if you don't like it you can give it back. 你买他们的任何园艺设备都可以试用,如果不喜欢可以退货。

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trial noun (PROBLEM)

[ C ] a person or thing that is annoying and causes a lot of problems

She was a real trial to her parents when she was younger. 她年轻时真令父母头疼。
The book is all about the trials of growing up. 这本书讲的全是成长过程中经历的种种烦恼。

trial noun (EXAM)

[ C ] Australian English an exam taken at school for practice before a real exam

Trials take place in July. 在澳大利亚学校中,预试通常在七月举行。

trialverb [ T ]

uk /traɪəl/ us /traɪəl/ -ll- or -l-

to test something in a formal way to discover how effective or suitable it is

We will trial the new drug in several hospitals. 我们正在几家医院试用这种新药。

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