Translation of "dispute" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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disputenoun [ C or U ]

uk /dɪˈspjuːt/ /ˈdɪs.pjuːt/ us /dɪˈspjuːt/ /ˈdɪs.pjuːt/

C2 an argument or disagreement, especially an official one between, for example, workers and employers or two countries with a common border

a bitter/long-running dispute 激烈/長期的爭執
a border dispute 邊界爭端
a pay/legal/trade dispute 工資/法律/貿易糾紛
They have been unable to settle/resolve the dispute over working conditions. 他們無法解決工作條件方面的爭端。
The unions are in dispute with management over pay. 工會與管理層在工資問題上存在分歧。
beyond (all) dispute

C2 certainly

He is beyond all dispute the finest actor in Hollywood today. 無可置疑,他是當今荷里活最好的演員。
in dispute

being doubted

I don't think her ability is in dispute - what I question is her attitude. 我相信她的能力沒有問題,但我懷疑她的態度。
open to dispute

not certain

He says it's the best musical equipment you can buy, but I think that's open to dispute. 他說那是能買到的最好的音樂設備,但我認爲這種說法不一定對。

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disputeverb [ I or T ]

uk /dɪˈspjuːt/ us /dɪˈspjuːt/

C2 to disagree with something that someone says

Few would dispute his status as the finest artist of the period. 他是那個時期最好的藝術家,很少有人對此存有異議。
The circumstances of her death have been hotly disputed. 她的死引起了激烈的爭論。
[ + (that) ] I don't dispute (that) his movies are entertaining, but they don't have much depth. 我並不否認盧卡斯的電影具有娛樂價值,但這些電影都沒有甚麽深度。

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noun [ C or U ] uk /ˌdɪs.pjuˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌdɪs.pjuːˈteɪ.ʃən/ formal

a disagreement


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