Translation of "purge" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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purgeverb [ T ]

uk /pɜːdʒ/ us /pɝːdʒ/

purge verb [ T ] (REMOVE PEOPLE)

to get rid of people from an organization because you do not agree with them

清除,肅清(反對者)
Party leaders have undertaken to purge the party of extremists. 政黨領袖已採取行動清除黨內的極端分子。
Hard-liners are expected to be purged from the administration. 主張強硬路線的人預測將從政府中清除出去。

purge verb [ T ] (REMOVE EVIL)

to make someone or something free of something evil or harmful

使滌罪;使潔淨
Roman Catholics go to confession to purge their souls/themselves (from/of sin). 羅馬天主教徒參加懺悔以淨化靈魂/滌罪。
The new state governor has promised to purge the police force of corruption. 新州長已保證要清除警界的腐敗現象。

purgenoun [ C ]

uk /pɜːdʒ/ us /pɝːdʒ/

the act of getting rid of people from an organization because you do not agree with them

清除(從一個組織中清除持不同意見者的行動)
Between 1934 and 1938, Stalin mounted a massive purge of the Communist Party, the government and the armed forces in the Soviet Union. 1934至1938年間,史達林對蘇聯的共產黨、政府和軍隊實施大動作清黨。

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