Translation of "fleet" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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fleetnoun [ C ]

uk /fliːt/ us /fliːt/

fleet noun [ C ] (SHIPS)

C1 a group of ships, or all of the ships in a country's navy

a fleet of 20 sailing ships 一支由20艘帆船組成的船隊
a fishing fleet 捕魚船隊
The entire Spanish fleet was defeated within 6 hours. 英國海軍艦隊今天清晨從南安普敦啓航。

More examples

  • The Allied fleet is on its way to the Gulf.
  • The British fleet came under attack by enemy aircraft.
  • A fleet of fishing boats was blocking the entrance to the port.
  • Two destroyers will join the Russian fleet.
  • The attack destroyed almost half of the U.S. fleet.

fleet noun [ C ] (VEHICLES)

C1 a number of buses, aircraft, etc. under the control of one person or organization

He owns a fleet of taxis. 他擁有一隊計程車。


uk /fliːt/ us /fliːt/ literary

able to run quickly

She was slight and fleet of foot/fleet-footed. 她身材苗條,跑得快。

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