Translation of "adjective" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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adjectivenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈædʒ.ek.tɪv/ us /ˈædʒ.ek.tɪv/

A2 a word that describes a noun or pronoun

"Big", "boring", "purple", and "obvious" are all adjectives. 「大的」、「無聊的」、「紫色的」、「快的」以及「明顯的」這些詞都是形容詞。

More examples

  • In the sentence 'She is happy', 'happy' is a predicative adjective.
  • Complete the sentence with one of the adjectives provided.
  • You can change the adjective 'sweet' into a noun by adding the suffix '-ness' to the end of the word.
  • In 'a sudden movement', 'sudden' is an adjective in the attributive position.
  • I don't think I'd call it a beautiful picture - 'interesting' might be a better adjective to use!

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