Translation of "candidate" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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candidatenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkæn.dɪ.dət/ /ˈkæn.dɪ.deɪt/ us /ˈkæn.dɪ.dət/ /ˈkæn.dɪ.deɪt/

B2 a person who is competing to get a job or elected position

(職位)申請人,候選人
There are three candidates standing in the election. 有三位候選人參加競選。

a person or thing considered likely to receive or experience something

可能有…結局者,被認定會經歷…者
The English Department is a likely candidate for staff cuts. 英語系很有可能要裁員。

B1 UK someone who is taking an exam

考生;應試者,投考者
Candidates must write their names on the top page of the exam paper. 考生必須將自己的名字寫在試卷首頁。

More examples

  • How many candidates are there for the job?
  • He was a borderline candidate.
  • Inexperience can work against a candidate looking for a job.
  • We have interviewed some very strong candidates.
  • Nine of the ten candidates were women.

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