Translation of "guillotine" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

guillotine

noun uk /ˈɡɪl.ə.tiːn/ us /ˈɡɪl.ə.tiːn/
DEVICE 裝置

[ C or S ] a device, invented in France, consisting of a sharp blade in a tall frame, used in the past for killing criminals by cutting off their heads

(法國發明的)斷頭台
King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette went to the guillotine (= were killed by the guillotine) during the French Revolution. 法國大革命期間,國王路易十六和瑪麗‧安托瓦內特被推上了斷頭台。

[ C ] UK a device with a long sharp blade that is used for cutting large quantities of paper

切紙機;裁切機
LIMIT 限制

[ C ] UK specialized politics a limit on the amount of discussion allowed about a particular law in Parliament, made by setting a fixed time before a final vote must be taken

(英國議會對法律議案的)規定截止辯論的時限
verb [ T ] uk /ˈɡɪl.ə.tiːn/ us /ˈɡɪl.ə.tiːn/
KILL 處死

to cut someone's head off using a guillotine

在斷頭臺上處決;將…推上斷頭台處死
During the French Revolution, thousands of people were guillotined. 法國大革命期間,數以千計的人命喪斷頭台。
LIMIT 限制

UK specialized politics to set a fixed time before a final vote must be taken on a particular law in Parliament

(英國議會對法律議案的)規定截止辯論的時限
The bill was guillotined at the committee stage. 在委員會審議階段,這項法案即遭限制。

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