Translation of "city" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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citynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɪt.i/ us /ˈsɪt̬.i/

city noun [ C ] (TOWN)

A1 a large town

Many of the world's cities have populations of more than five million. 世界上許多城市的人口超過500萬。
Wellington is the capital city (= centre of government) of New Zealand. 威靈頓是紐西蘭首都。

any town in the UK that has a cathedral (= large, important church)

The city of Ely has about 15,000 inhabitants. 伊利市有大約一萬居民。

More examples

  • The traffic congestion in the city gets even worse during the summer.
  • Their house is in a very desirable area of the city.
  • For me, Venice is easily the most beautiful city in Europe.
  • Many farm labourers moved to the towns and cities to look for work.
  • Mexico City is one of the most densely populated cities in the world .

city noun [ C ] (FINANCIAL CENTRE)

the City [ S ] UK

More examples

  • Her husband works in the City.
  • The City was stunned by news of the takeover.
  • I think she is something in the City.

the business centre of London where the large financial organizations are, such as the Bank of England

He works in the City. 他在倫敦商業區上班。
a City analyst 倫敦商業區分析師

the financial organizations as a group and the people who work for them

The City acted swiftly to the news of a fall in the value of sterling. 金融界對英鎊下跌的消息迅速作出反應。

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