Translation of "enter" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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enterverb

uk /ˈen.tər/ us /ˈen.t̬ɚ/

enter verb (PLACE)

A2 [ I or T ] to come or go into a particular place

進來;進去;進入
The police entered (the building) through/by the side door. 員警從側門進入(這座大樓)。
You will begin to feel sleepy as the drug enters the bloodstream. 藥物進入血液後你就會開始感到昏昏欲睡。

More examples

  • Her eyes brightened when she saw him enter the room.
  • Before you can enter the country, you have to clear customs.
  • Please knock before entering.
  • Bathers must be fully clothed before entering the restaurant.
  • Intruders had entered the house through a back window.

enter verb (COMPETITION)

B1 [ I or T ] to be included in a competition, race, or exam, or to arrange for someone else to do this

(爲…)報名參加(競賽、考試等);安排…參加
Both men have been entered for/in the 100 metres in Paris next month. 兩個人都已報名參加下個月在巴黎舉行的百米短跑比賽。
All three companies have entered the race to develop a new system. 三家公司都加入了開發這套新系統的競爭。
Are you going to enter the photography competition? 你要參加攝影比賽嗎?

More examples

  • She's entered a crossword competition.
  • Another candidate has now entered the presidential race .
  • Only people over the age of 16 can enter the competition.
  • A total of 21 horses were entered for the race.
  • For details on how to enter the competition, see page 134.

enter verb (INFORMATION)

B1 [ T ] to put information into a computer, book, or document

輸入;登記;登錄
You have to enter a password to access the database. 你必須輸入密碼才能進入資料庫。

[ T ] formal to make a particular type of statement officially

(正式)提出
The prisoner entered a plea of not guilty. 犯人提出無罪抗辯。

More examples

  • Before we leave work each day, we make a backup of all the records we have entered into the computer that day.
  • The data is validated automatically by the computer after it has been entered.
  • Have you entered your password?
  • Tape recordings of conversations are transcribed by typists and entered into the database.
  • Please enter your username and password.

enter verb (ORGANIZATION)

[ T ] to become a member of a particular organization, or to start working in a particular type of job

成爲…的一員,加入;開始從事
Ms Doughty entered politics/Parliament after a career in banking. 道蒂女士在銀行業工作了幾年後開始從政/成爲議員。

More examples

  • She was a medical practitioner before she entered politics.
  • He was in his thirties when he decided to enter the church.
  • What made you decide to enter the fashion world?
  • It's perhaps not the best time to enter the teaching profession.
  • At the age of 30 he decided to enter the world of publishing.

enter verb (PERIOD)

C1 [ T ] to begin a period of time

進入…時期
The project is entering its final stages. 工程就要進入最後的階段。
The violence is now entering its third week. 暴動現已進入第三周。

enternoun [ S ]

uk /ˈen.tər/ us /ˈen.t̬ɚ/

the key on a computer keyboard that is used to say that the words or numbers on the screen are correct, or to say that an instruction should be performed, or to move down a line on the screen

輸入鍵
Move the cursor to where it says "New File" and press enter. 把遊標移到「開新檔案」處然後按輸入鍵。

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