Translation of "locate" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ləʊˈkeɪt/ us /loʊˈkeɪt/

locate verb (BE SITUATED)

be located in, near, on, etc.

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  • The pharmacy is located within the hospital.
  • The school is located near the river.
  • The houses will be located on the outskirts of town.
  • The palace was located in the middle of a forest.
  • The factory was located too close to a residential area.

B1 to be in a particular place

Our office is located in midtown Manhattan. 我們的辦事處位於市中心。

locate verb (FIND)

B2 [ T ] to find or discover the exact position of something

Police are still trying to locate the suspect. 員警仍在努力尋找嫌疑人。

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  • Engineers are endeavouring to locate the source of the problem.
  • Using their high-tech wizardry, the police were able to locate the owners of the stolen property within hours of it being seized.
  • Sniffer dogs located the drugs.
  • They were unable to locate the murder weapon.
  • We are trying to locate a new supplier for our coffee.

locate verb (MOVE)

[ I + adv/prep ] US to move to a place to do business

The company hopes to locate in its new offices by June. 該公司希望在六月前搬進新的辦公樓。

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