Translation of "prompt" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

prompt

verb [ T ] uk /prɒmpt/ us /prɑːmpt/
CAUSE 導致

to make something happen

引起;導致;激起
The bishop's speech has prompted an angry response from both political parties. 主教的發言激起了兩大政黨的憤怒回應。
Recent worries over the president's health have prompted speculation over his political future. 最近對總統健康狀況的擔憂引發了對其政治前途的猜測。
prompt sb to do sth

C2 to make someone decide to say or do something

促使某人決定說(或做)某事
What prompted you to say that? 是甚麼促使你那麼說的?
I don't know what prompted him to leave. 我不知道是甚麼促使他離開的。
HELP REMEMBER 提詞

to help someone, especially an actor, to remember what they were going to say or do

(尤指)給(演員)提詞
I forgot my line and had to be prompted. 我忘詞了,只好讓人提詞。
adjective uk /prɒmpt/ us /prɑːmpt/

B2 (of an action) done quickly and without delay, or (of a person) acting quickly or arriving at the arranged time

迅速的;敏捷的;及時的
They've written back already - that was a very prompt reply. 他們已經回信了——答覆相當迅速。
They're usually fairly prompt in dealing with enquiries. 他們回覆諮詢通常都比較快。
Try to be prompt because we'll be very short of time. 儘量快點,因為我們時間很緊迫。
noun [ C ] uk /prɒmpt/ us /prɑːmpt/
COMPUTER 電腦

a sign on a computer screen that shows that the computer is ready to receive your instructions

(電腦螢幕上的)提示符(顯示電腦已經準備好接受指令)
ACTOR'S HELP 協助演員的

words that are spoken to an actor who has forgotten what he or she is going to say during the performance of a play

(給演員的)提詞,提白

also prompter, uk /ˈprɒmptər/ us /ˈprɑːmptɚ/ a person whose job is to help actors, during a performance, to remember words that they have forgotten

提詞人,提白人
adverb uk /prɒmpt/ us /prɑːmpt/

at the time stated and no later

準時,正點
We'll be leaving at six o'clock prompt. 我們六點準時動身。

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