Translation of "land" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun (DRY SURFACE) 乾燥的表面 uk us /lænd/

[ U ] the surface of the Earth that is not covered by water

It is cheaper to drill for oil on land than at sea. 在陸地上鑽探石油比在海上更經濟。
The treaty has led to a dramatic reduction in the number of land-based missiles in Europe. 該條約的簽訂導致了歐洲陸基導彈的數量大幅減少。
The military commanders won't deploy their land forces until they're satisfied that the air attacks have done their job. 軍隊指揮官們將一直等到他們覺得空中打擊奏效了之後才會開始部署地面部隊。

[ U ] an area of ground, especially when used for a particular purpose such as farming or building

This sort of land is no good for growing potatoes. 這種地不適合種馬鈴薯。
I always prosecute people who trespass on my land. 對擅自闖入我的領地的人我一律都要告上法庭。
We want to buy a plot of land to build a house. 我們想買一塊地蓋房子。
the land

farms, farming and the countryside

Most of the families lived off the land (= grew their own food etc.). 大多數家庭靠種田過活。
My parents worked (on) the land. 我父母都務農。

(Translation of “land noun (DRY SURFACE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)