Translation of "character" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun (QUALITY) 品質 uk us /ˈkær.ɪk.tər/ US  /ˈker.ɪk.tɚ/

[ C or U ] the particular combination of qualities in a person or place that makes them different from others

Politeness is traditionally part of the British character. 待人禮貌客氣向來是英國人性格的一部分。
It would be very out of character (= not typical) of her to lie. 撒謊可不符合她的個性。
One of the joys of being a parent is watching the child's character develop. 為人父母的一大樂趣就是觀察孩子的性格發展。
The idea was to modernize various aspects of the house without changing its essential character. 這個意念就是使房子各方面現代化而不改變它的基本特徵。
It's not in his character to be (= he is not usually) jealous. 他不是個愛嫉妒的人。

[ U ] qualities which are interesting and unusual

a hotel of character 獨具特色的飯店
I'd prefer an old place with a bit of character. 我偏愛有特色的老地方。
Old books are said to give a room character. 據說舊書能使房間別具一格。
As people grow older, their faces acquire more character. 隨著年齡的增長,人的臉上越來越具有個性。

[ U ] the quality of being determined and able to deal with difficult situations

She has such strength of character. 她個性很強。

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