backwater translate to Traditional Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "backwater" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

backwater

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbæk.wɔː.tər/ US  /-wɑː.t̬ɚ/
a part of a river where the water does not flow
死水,回水,滯水
We tied the boat up in a quiet backwater overnight.
我們在一個靜水處把船繫好後過夜。
Parts of watercourses
disapproving a place which is not influenced by new ideas or events that happen in other places, and which does not change
與世隔絕的地方;落後的地方
He grew up in a rural backwater.
他在落後的鄉村長大。
→  Compare jerkwater Towns, cities and villages (general)
Translations of “backwater”
in Chinese (Simplified) 死水,回水,滞水, 与世隔绝的地方, 闭塞的地方…
(Definition of backwater from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

conker

the shiny brown poisonous nut of a horse chestnut tree

Word of the Day

Meerkat meme
Meerkat meme
by Colin McIntosh,
September 03, 2015
Meerkats are not new to popular culture (they appear in the folk tales of the San people of the Kalahari), but their arrival in the public’s consciousness, at least in the UK and the US, is a relatively recent phenomenon. Meerkats are small, sociable Southern African mammals that live in large family

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More