Translation of "course" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun (DIRECTION) 方向 uk us /kɔːs/ US  /kɔːrs/

[ C usually singular, U ] the direction in which a vehicle, especially an aircraft, spacecraft or ship, moves, or the path along which a river flows

The pilot avoided a collision by changing course. 機師改變航向避免了一起碰撞事故。
Changing the course of the river would cause serious environmental damage to the whole valley. 河流改道會嚴重危害整個流域的環境。
figurative The debate completely changed course after Liz made her speech. 莉茲發言後辯論方向完全改變了。
on course

likely to happen, or likely to succeed as planned

Because of the recession, we're on course for/to have record unemployment levels. 由於經濟衰退,我們可能要創失業率的新紀錄了。

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