Translation of "vindicate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /ˈvɪn.dɪ.keɪt/ us /ˈvɪn.də.keɪt/

to prove that what someone said or did was right or true, after other people thought it was wrong

The decision to include Morris in the team was completely vindicated when he scored two goals. 莫里斯攻入了3球,证明当初将他招入队中是完全正确的。
The investigation vindicated her complaint about the newspaper. 调查证明了她对那家报纸的投诉属实。

to prove that someone is not guilty or is free from blame, after other people blamed them

They said they welcomed the trial as a chance to vindicate themselves. 他们说他们欢迎审判,那是证明他们无罪的一个机会。
vindication noun [ S or U ] uk /ˌvɪn.dɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌvɪn.dəˈkeɪ.ʃən/

The army's victory is being seen as (a) vindication of their tactics. 这支部队的胜利被认为是他们战术正确的证明。

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