Translation of "damage" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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damageverb [ T ]

uk /ˈdæm.ɪdʒ/ us /ˈdæm.ɪdʒ/

B1 to harm or spoil something

Many buildings were badly damaged during the war. 許多建築物在戰爭中嚴重受損。
It was a scandal that damaged a lot of reputations. 這是一宗使人名譽掃地的醜聞。

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uk /ˈdæm.ɪdʒ/ us /ˈdæm.ɪdʒ/

B1 [ U ] harm or injury

Strong winds had caused serious damage to the roof. 強風使屋頂嚴重受損。
Recent discoveries about corruption have done serious damage to the company's reputation. 近來曝光的一些腐敗行為使那間公司的聲譽受到嚴重損害。
The doctors were worried that he might have suffered brain damage. 醫生們擔心他可能受到了腦損傷。
damages [ plural ]

money that is paid to someone by a person or organization who has been responsible for causing them some injury or loss

The politician was awarded £50,000 in damages over false allegations made by the newspaper. 那位政治家獲得了報館因報道失實而向他支付的五萬英鎊賠償金。
The police have been ordered to pay substantial damages to the families of the two dead boys. 警方被責令向兩名死亡兒童的家人支付巨額賠償金。

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