Translation of "deposit" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /dɪˈpɒz.ɪt/ us /dɪˈpɑː.zɪt/

deposit verb (LEAVE)

[ T usually + adv/prep ] to leave something somewhere

The flood waters fell, depositing mud over the whole area. 洪水退去後,留下的淤泥覆蓋了整個地區。
The bus deposited me miles from anywhere. 公車把我扔在一個前不著村後不著店的地方。
The cuckoo deposits her eggs in other birds' nests. 布穀鳥把自己的蛋下在其他鳥類的窩裡。
I deposited my luggage in a locker at the station. 我把行李存放在車站的儲物櫃裡了。

deposit verb (MONEY)

C1 [ T ] to put something valuable, especially money, in a bank or safe (= strong box or cupboard with locks)

There's a night safe outside the bank, so you can deposit money whenever you wish. 銀行外面有夜間保險箱,你可以隨時把錢存進去。
I deposited £500 in my account this morning. 今天早上我在自己的帳戶中存了500英鎊。

[ T ] to pay someone an amount of money when you make an agreement with that person to pay for or buy something, that either will be returned to you later, if the agreed arrangement is kept, or that forms part of the total payment

When we moved in, we had to deposit $1,000 with the landlord in case we broke any of his things. 我們搬進去時必須向房東交1000美元的押金,以防我們損壞其房內物件。
You deposit 20 percent now and pay the rest when the car is delivered. 你可以先付20%的訂金,餘款在交車時支付。


uk /dɪˈpɒz.ɪt/ us /dɪˈpɑː.zɪt/

deposit noun (LAYER)

C2 [ C or U ] a substance or layer that is left, usually after a liquid is removed

Decant the wine carefully, so that you leave the deposit in the bottom of the bottle. 將酒小心倒出來,以免把瓶底的沉澱物也倒出來。
In hard-water areas, a chalky deposit often forms in pipes and kettles. 在水質較硬的地區,水管和水壺內常會形成白色沉積物。
The flood left a thick deposit of mud over the entire ground floor of the house. 洪水在整個房子的底層留下了一層厚厚的淤泥。

C2 [ C ] specialized geology a layer that has formed under the ground, especially over a long period

mineral/oil/coal deposits 礦/油/煤層

deposit noun (MONEY)

C1 [ C ] a payment, especially into a bank account

To open an account, you need to make a minimum deposit of $500. 開設帳戶至少需要存入500美元。

B1 [ C ] an amount of money that you pay as the first part of the total payment for something

The shop assistant says if I leave £10 as a deposit, they'll keep the dress for me. 店員說如果我交十英鎊訂金,他們就會為我留著那條裙子留起。
We paid/put a deposit of £5,000 on the house, and paid the balance four weeks later. 我們交了一萬英鎊的購屋預付款,並在四周後付清餘額。
They asked us to put down a deposit.

C1 [ C ] an amount of money that you pay when you rent something, and is returned to you when you return the thing you have rented

It costs $2,000 a week to rent the yacht, with a $200 refundable/returnable deposit. 租一周遊艇要花上1000英鎊,外加120英鎊的可退還押金。
You pay a 10p deposit/deposit of 10p on the bottle, which you get back when you return the empty bottle. 瓶子收取十便士押金,空瓶送回後可退還押金。


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