Translation of "ward" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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wardnoun [ C ]

uk /wɔːd/ us /wɔːrd/

ward noun [ C ] (HOSPITAL/PRISON)

B2 one of the parts or large rooms into which a hospital is divided, usually with beds for patients

病房,病室
a geriatric/maternity/psychiatric ward 老年人/产科/精神病病房

US one of the parts into which a prison is divided

牢房,囚室

More examples

  • The ward was full of children infected with TB.
  • She works in the geriatric ward.
  • Two hospital wards have had to be closed for fumigation.
  • The new ward was opened by the Prince of Wales.
  • The emergency wards are full of casualties from the crash.

ward noun [ C ] (CITY AREA)

(in many countries) one of the areas into which a city or town is divided, having its own elected political representative or its own organizations for managing services

(城镇或村庄的)区,选区

ward noun [ C ] (CHILD)

specialized law a person, especially a child, who is legally put under the protection of a law court or a guardian

被监护人(尤指儿童)
The girl was made a ward of court to stop her father taking her out of the country. 这个女孩由法院监护,以防止她的父亲将她带出这个国家。

-wardsuffix

uk / -wəd/ us / -wɚd/

towards the stated place or direction

朝…;向…
At least we're homeward bound. 至少我们要回家了。

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