Translation of "harbour" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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harbournoun [ C or U ]

UK US harbor uk /ˈhɑː.bər/ us /ˈhɑːr.bɚ/

B1 an area of water next to the coast, often protected from the sea by a thick wall, where ships and boats can shelter

Our hotel room overlooked a pretty little fishing harbour. 我們從旅館的房間可以俯瞰一個美麗的小漁港。

More examples

  • He has a house down by the harbour.
  • The Central harbour area will be closed to all marine traffic from 3.45 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.
  • The harbour walls need urgent reinforcement.
  • It was a pretty town with a picturesque harbour and well-preserved buildings.
  • In the harbour, the boats bobbed gently up and down on the water.

harbourverb [ T ]

UK US harbor uk /ˈhɑː.bər/ us /ˈhɑːr.bɚ/

harbour verb [ T ] (HAVE IN MIND)

to think about or feel something, usually over a long period

He's been harbouring a grudge against her ever since his promotion was refused. 自從升職要求被拒絕後,他就一直對她懷恨在心。
There are those who harbour suspicions about his motives. 有人對他的動機心存懷疑。
Powell remains non-committal about any political ambitions he may harbour. 鮑威爾仍未明確表態自己胸懷何種政治抱負。

harbour verb [ T ] (HIDE)

to protect someone or something bad, especially by hiding that person or thing when the police are looking for him, her, or it

to harbour a criminal 窩藏罪犯

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