Translation of "bench" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun uk us /bentʃ/

[ C ] a long, usually hard, seat for two or more people, often found in public places, or a long table for working on

a park bench (= a seat in a public garden) 公園中的長凳
a work bench (= a table for working at) 工作枱
the bench

a seat or area of seats where players sit during a game when they are not playing

He was injured, and spent the last few weeks of the season on the bench. 他受了傷,只能在該賽季最後數星期的比賽中在場外觀戰。

the judge or magistrate , or the place where they sit, in a court of law

Kindly address your remarks to the bench, Mr Smith. 史密斯先生,請你對法官說話溫和一點。
serve/sit/be on the bench

to work as a judge or magistrate

take the bench US

to become a judge or magistrate


If a judge takes the bench, they begin a formal meeting of a law court.

the benches

in the British parliament building, the seats used by the members

There was jeering from the Labour benches. 工黨的議員席上有人發出嘲笑聲。

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