Translation of "group" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun uk /ɡruːp/ us /ɡruːp/
SET 一組

A1 [ C ] a number of people or things that are put together or considered as a unit

I'm meeting a group of friends for dinner tonight. 今晚我要與一班朋友聚餐。
The car was parked near a small group of trees. 汽車停在一片小樹林附近。
She showed me another group of pictures, this time of children playing. 她又給我看了另外一組照片,這次是小朋友玩耍的情景。

A1 [ C, + sing/pl verb ] a number of people who play music together, especially pop music

What's your favourite group? 你最喜歡的樂隊是哪個?
a pop/rock group 流行/搖滾樂隊

[ C ] a business that contains several different companies:

United News Media, the national newspaper and television group

[ C ] a number of football teams who play each other in a competition. The winners of the group move onto the next stage of the competion :

The Danes were the surprise winners of their group.
the group stages

the first part of a football competition in which teams are divided into groups and play only the other teams in their group. The winners of each group move onto the next stage of the competition:

The team failed to progress beyond the group stages of Euro 20012.
verb [ I or T, + adv/prep ] uk /ɡruːp/ us /ɡruːp/

C1 to form a group or put people or things into a group

We all grouped together around the bride for a family photograph. 我們所有人都簇擁在新娘四周拍了張全家福。
I grouped the children according to age. 我按年齡把小朋友分成小組。
The books were grouped by size. 這些書是根據開本大小分類的。

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