Translation of "worthy" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈwɜː.ði/ us /ˈwɝː.ði/

worthy adjective (DESERVING RESPECT)

C1 formal deserving respect, admiration, or support

He is unlikely to succeed in getting his bill through Congress, however worthy it is. 无论他的提案多么有价值,他也不可能使其在国会上通过。
Every year she makes a large donation to a worthy cause. 她每年都为一项高尚的事业捐一大笔款。
worthy of attention, notice, etc. C2 formal

deserving to be given attention, noticed, etc.

Two points in this report are especially worthy of notice. 这份报告中有两点特别值得注意。

formal Something that is worthy is not very interesting but should be admired for its good and useful qualities.

a worthy book 有价值的书

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worthy adjective (SUITABLE)

worthy of sth

suitable for or characteristic of something

He threw a party worthy of a millionaire. 他举办了一场典型的百万富翁式的聚会。

worthynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwɜː.ði/ us /ˈwɝː.ði/ humorous

a person who is important, especially in a small town

The front row of chairs was reserved for local worthies. 前面的一排椅子是为当地的要人预留的。


uk / -wɜː.ði/ us / -wɝː.ði/

suitable or deserving to receive a particular thing

trustworthy 值得信任的
creditworthy 有信用的
newsworthy 有新闻价值的

used to describe a boat, aircraft, or vehicle that is suitable to be used safely in a particular substance or environment

seaworthy 适于航海的
roadworthy 适于路上行驶的

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