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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “mediocrity”

mediocrity

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˌmiː.diˈɒk.rə.ti/ US  /-ˈɑː.krə.t̬i/
the quality of being not very good; a person who is not very good at something
平庸;平庸之材
A goal just before half-time rescued the match from mediocrity.
在半場快要結束時的一個進球使這場比賽沒有流於平庸。
These people are just mediocrities (= people who do not have much skill or ability at anything).
這些人只是平庸之輩。
Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptablePeople of little importance
(Definition of mediocrity from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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