Translation of "vice" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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also vice- uk /vaɪs/ us /vaɪs/

used as part of the title of particular positions. The person who holds one of these positions is next below in authority to the person who holds the full position and can act for them

the vice captain of the team 队伍的副队长
a vice admiral 海军中将

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uk /vaɪs/ us /vaɪs/

vice noun (FAULT)

C2 [ C or U ] a moral fault or weakness in someone's character

Greed, pride, envy, and lust are considered to be vices. 贪婪、骄傲、妒忌、欺骗和淫欲都被视为罪恶。
mainly humorous My one real vice (= bad habit) is chocolate. 我一个真正的恶习就是爱吃巧克力。

[ U ] illegal and immoral activities, especially involving illegal sex, drugs, etc.

The chief of police said that he was committed to wiping out vice in the city. 警察局长说他将坚定不移地扫除该市的犯罪行为。

vice noun (TOOL)

[ C ] mainly UK US usually vise a tool with two parts that can be moved together by tightening a screw so that an object can be held firmly between them while it is being worked on

Vices are often used to hold pieces of wood that are being cut or smoothed. 台钳常常用来固定需要切割或磨光的木块。
Her hand tightened like a vice around his arm. 她的手像老虎钳子一样紧紧抓住他的手臂。

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