Translation of "escort" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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escortverb [ T ]

uk /ɪˈskɔːt/ us /esˈkɔːrt/

escort verb [ T ] (GO WITH)

to go with a person or vehicle, especially to make certain that he, she, or it leaves or arrives safely

Several little boats escorted the sailing ship into the harbour. 在數隻小船的護航下,帆船駛入海港。
Security guards escorted the intruders from the building. 保安把闖入者押送出了大樓。
The police escorted her to the airport, and made sure that she left the country. 員警將她押送到機場,確保其離境。

to go with someone and show them a place

People on the tour will be escorted by an expert on archaeology. 遊客們將由一位考古學專家陪同前行。

escort verb [ T ] (AS SOCIAL COMPANION)

formal to go to a social event with someone, especially a person of the opposite sex

Who will be escorting her to the ball? 誰將做她的舞伴呢?


uk /ˈes.kɔːt/ us /ˈes.kɔːrt/

escort noun (SOCIAL COMPANION)

[ C ] a person who goes with another person as a partner to a social event

"But I can't go to the dance without an escort," she protested. 「但是沒有舞伴我可不能去參加舞會,」她抗議道。

[ C ] someone who is paid to go out to social events with another person, and sometimes to have sex

He hired an escort to go to the dinner with him. 他僱了一位伴遊小姐陪他赴宴。

escort noun (GUARD)

[ C ] a person or vehicle that goes somewhere with someone to protect or guard them

The members of the jury left the court with a police escort. 陪審團成員在一名員警的護送下離開了法庭。

[ U ] the state of having someone with you who gives you protection or guards you

The prisoners were transported under military escort. 這些犯人被軍人押送到流放地。

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