Translation of "activity" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ækˈtɪv.ə.ti/ us /ækˈtɪv.ə.t̬i/

activity noun (MOVEMENT)

B2 [ U ] the situation in which a lot of things are happening or people are moving around

There was a lot of activity in preparation for the Queen's visit. 大家都在為準備迎接女王來訪而忙碌。
Economists are concerned by the low level of economic activity. 各部長都為經濟不景氣而擔憂。
There was a sudden flurry of activity when the director walked in. 經理一走進來,大家馬上一片手忙腳亂。

More examples

  • The house, usually bustling with activity, was strangely silent.
  • There is increased volcanic activity in the region.
  • Have you seen the feverish activity in the kitchen?
  • The house was a hive of activity on the day before the wedding.
  • After a sudden burst of activity, the team seemed to run out of energy again.

activity noun (WORK)

B2 [ C or U ] the work of a group or organization to achieve an aim

He was found guilty of terrorist activity. 他因從事恐怖主義活動而被判有罪。
criminal activities 犯罪活動

More examples

  • After weeks of frenetic activity, the job was finally finished.
  • Textbook writing can be an intellectually and financially rewarding activity.
  • There was a sudden spurt of activity in the housing market.
  • There has been a lot of criminal activity in the town lately.
  • He was imprisoned for his terrorist activities.

activity noun (ENJOYMENT)

A2 [ C usually plural ] something that is done for enjoyment, especially an organized event

His spare-time activities include cooking, tennis, and windsurfing. 他的業餘活動包括烹調、打網球和風帆運動。
We offer our guests a wide range of outdoor/sporting activities. 我們為客人提供一系列廣泛的戶外娛樂/體育活動項目。

More examples

  • These activities should be available to all pupils, not just a select few.
  • She does a variety of fitness activities.
  • Hostile feelings and violent responses often seem to be sublimated into sporting activities.
  • indoor activities
  • leisure activities

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