Translation of "wasteland" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈweɪst.lænd/ us /ˈweɪst.lænd/

[ C or U ] an empty area of land, especially in or near a city, that is not used to grow crops or built on, or used in any way

The car was dumped in a stretch of wasteland in the south of the city. 那辆汽车被遗弃在该市南部的一片荒地里。

[ S ] literary disapproving a place, time, or situation that does not contain or produce anything positive, or that is completely without a particular quality or activity

the spiritual wasteland of the 1980s 20世纪80年代的精神荒漠

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