Translation of "preparation" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

See all translations Search "preparation" in English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


uk /ˌprep.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌprep.əˈreɪ.ʃən/

preparation noun (GETTING READY)

B1 [ U ] the things that you do or the time that you spend preparing for something

The teacher didn't seem to have done much preparation for the class. 看來這位教師這堂課準備得不是太充分。
The team blamed injuries and lack of preparation for their failure to win. 這支球隊把他們未能獲勝歸咎於受傷和準備不充分。
Yasmin assisted in the preparation of this article. 亞斯明幫忙做了一些這篇文章的準備工作。
preparations B2 [ plural ]

More examples

  • They're making the most elaborate preparations for the wedding.
  • She's busy with Christmas preparations.
  • How are the party preparations going?
  • We're making preparations for moving house.
  • I was preoccupied with wedding preparations.

plans or arrangements that you make to prepare for something

[ + to infinitive ] We are making preparations to fly Mr Goodall to the nearest hospital. 我們正在著手準備透過飛機將古多爾先生送往最近的一家醫院。
Preparations for the opening ceremony are well under way. 開幕式的準備工作正在順利進行中。

More examples

  • There was a lot of activity in preparation for the Queen's visit.
  • They have been strengthening their border defences in preparation for war.
  • We shared the preparation for the party between us, so it wasn't too much work.
  • They're making the most elaborate preparations for the wedding.
  • If I'm going to do my best in this interview I'll need to do some preparation.

preparation noun (MIXTURE)

[ C ] a mixture of substances, often for use as a medicine

a preparation for nappy rash 治療尿布疹的藥劑

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