Translation of "umbrella" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

umbrella

noun [ C ] uk /ʌmˈbrel.ə/ us /ʌmˈbrel.ə/
DEVICE 器具

A2 a device for protection against the rain, consisting of a stick with a folding frame covered in material at one end and usually a handle at the other, or a similar, often larger, device used for protection against the sun

伞;雨伞;阳伞
I felt a few drops of rain, so I put my umbrella up. 我感到有几滴雨点,于是便撑起了雨伞。
I left my umbrella on the bus yesterday. 我昨天又把一把伞落在公交车上了。
a folding umbrella 折叠伞
GROUP 群体

something that includes or represents a group or range of similar things

综合体;总体
He runs a group of companies under the / umbrella of Universal Foods.
The Organization of Islamic Conference is an umbrella organization representing 57 Muslim nations.
Existentialism was really an umbrella term to lump together the works of several philosophers and writers. 存在主义实际上是一个把几位哲学家和作家的作品归并在一起的总称。

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