Translation of "mandarin" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

mandarin

noun [ C ] uk /ˈmæn.dər.ɪn/ us /ˈmæn.dɚ.ɪn/
FRUIT 水果

also mandarin orange a small, sweet type of orange that has a thinner, looser skin

柑橘
OFFICIAL 公務員

UK disapproving a person who has a very important job in the government, and who is sometimes considered to be too powerful

官僚,政界要人
It often seems that true power lies with the Civil Service mandarins, rather than MPs and cabinet ministers. 實權似乎往往掌握在行政機構的高官手中,而不是議員或內閣部長手中。
noun [ U ] uk /ˈmæn.dər.ɪn/ us /ˈmæn.dɚ.ɪn/ also Mandarin Chinese, uk us

a Chinese language that is the official language of China and Taiwan, and an official language of Singapore

(中國的)國語,官話,普通話

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