Translation of "bill" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

bill

noun uk /bɪl/ us /bɪl/
REQUEST FOR PAYMENT 要求付帳

A2 [ C or S ] a request for payment of money owed, or the piece of paper on which it is written

帳單
an electricity/gas/phone bill 電/煤氣/電話費帳單
They sent us a bill for the work they had done. 他們寄給我們索取工資的帳單。
She ran up (= caused herself to have) a huge phone bill. 由於與男友在電話聊天數小時,她的電話費大增。
They asked the waitress for the bill. 他們叫女侍者把帳單拿來。
Could we have the bill, please? 請替我們結帳好嗎?
Her mother agreed to foot (= pay) the bill. 她母親同意付帳單。
LAW 法律

[ C ] a formal statement of a planned new law that is discussed before being voted on

議案,法案
The bill was amended (= changed). 議案被修訂了。
When a bill is passed in Parliament it becomes law. 一旦某項法案在議會通過,它便成為了法律。
informal The bill was thrown out (= did not go past the first stage of discussion and will not become law). 這項議案被否決了。
MONEY

B1 [ C ] mainly US UK usually note a piece of paper money

鈔票,紙幣
a dollar/one-dollar bill 一美元的鈔票
a ten-dollar bill 面值十美元的鈔票
→ See also billfold
BIRD

[ C ] the beak of a bird

鳥嘴,喙
SIGN 通知

[ C ] a paper sign giving information about something, especially an event or performance

招貼,海報,廣告
be on the bill

to be performing in a show

參加表演
There were lots of big names (= famous people) on the bill. 有很多明星參與演出。
head/top the bill

to be the most important actor in a show

領銜,主演
verb uk /bɪl/ us /bɪl/
REQUEST PAYMENT 開立帳單

[ T ] to give or send someone a bill asking for money that they owe for a product or service

給…開立帳單;給…寄帳單
Please bill me for any expenses you incur. 請把你的所有花費都記在我的帳上。
ADVERTISE 廣告

[ T usually passive ] to advertise something with a particular description; to describe someone in a particular way in order to advertise them or make them known

做(廣告);透過廣告宣傳
The movie was billed as a romantic comedy. 那齣電影被宣傳成浪漫喜劇。
The young author was billed as "the new Beckett." 這位年輕作家被吹捧為「新貝克特」。

[ T usually passive ] to list a person or performance on a programme of events :

She was billed to perform every night for a period of two weeks.
noun [ S, + sing/pl verb ] uk /bɪl/ us /bɪl/ also the Old Bill UK slang

the police

員警;警方

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