Translation of "address" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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addressnoun [ C ]

uk /əˈdres/ us /ˈæd.res/

address noun [ C ] (HOME DETAILS)

A1 the number of the house, name of the road, and name of the town where a person lives or works, and where letters can be sent

her business/home address 她的公司地址/家庭住址
a change of address 地址變更

More examples

  • Any further correspondence should be sent to my new address.
  • Please send the articles to the address given above.
  • Her new address is 12 Warwickshire Mansions.
  • He hasn't written to me recently - perhaps he's lost my address.
  • Please print your name and address in block capitals.

address noun [ C ] (COMPUTERS)

specialized computing the place where a piece of information is stored in a computer's memory


address noun [ C ] (SPEECH)

a formal speech

She gave an address to the Royal Academy. 她在皇家藝術院作了場演講。

addressverb [ T ]

uk /əˈdres/ us /əˈdres/

address verb [ T ] (SPEAK TO)

C2 formal to speak or write to someone

He addressed a few introductory remarks to the audience. 他向觀眾說了幾句開場白。
He likes to be addressed as "Sir" or "Mr Partridge". 他喜歡被稱為「先生」或「派特裡奇先生」。

More examples

  • She stood up to address a hushed courtroom.
  • It's incorrect to address people by their first names at these formal events.
  • He stepped out onto the balcony to address the multitude below.
  • Kindly address your remarks to the bench, Mr Smith.
  • All questions should be addressed to the chair.

address verb [ T ] (DEAL WITH)

C1 to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem

The issue of funding has yet to be addressed. 資金問題尚未得到解決。

More examples

  • They are guilty of a cowardly failure to address the problem.
  • Her speech was full of excuses and evasions and never properly addressed the issue.
  • As employers we need to be seen to be addressing these issues sympathetically.
  • The government has to address the rise in violent crime.
  • Airports are trying to address security concerns without causing inconvenience to passengers.

address verb [ T ] (WRITE DETAILS)

C2 to write a name or address on an envelope or parcel

The parcel was wrongly addressed. 這個包裹上面的地址寫錯了。
So why did you open a letter that was addressed to me? 那你為甚麼要拆寫給我的信呢?

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