Translation of "real" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /rɪəl/ us /ˈriː.əl/

real adjective (NOT IMAGINARY)

A2 existing in fact and not imaginary

Assuring the patient that she has a real and not imaginary problem is the first step. 使病人確信她真的有病,並非杯弓蛇影,這是對她進行治療的第一步。
There is a very real threat that he will lose his job. 他的確有失去工作的危險。
real earnings, income, etc.

the value of earnings, etc. after the effect of rising prices is considered

Wages rose by 2.9 percent last year, but real earnings still fell by 1.3 percent. 去年薪金增長了2.9%,但實際收入卻仍然下降了1.3%。
in real terms

after considering things that affect what a number or amount really means, such as the effect of rising prices

Average earnings rose 5 percent in real terms after deducting income tax. 在扣除收入所得稅等項之後,一個家庭男主人的收入實際增加了5%。

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real adjective (NOT FALSE)

A2 [ before noun ] being what it appears to be and not false

real leather/fur 真皮/真毛皮
Is that a toy gun or the real thing? 那是把玩具槍還是真槍?

[ before noun ] UK approving (especially of foods) produced using traditional methods and without artificial substances

The pub sells several kinds of real ale (= traditional beer). 那間酒吧供應好幾種正宗散裝啤酒。
for real B2 informal

real, not pretended

I thought it was just a drill but apparently it was for real. 我還以為是消防演習呢,但顯然是真的失火了。

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real adjective (IMPORTANT)

B2 [ before noun ] the most important; the main

The real difficulty was the language, because my children don't speak English. 真正的困難是語言問題,因為我的孩子們不會說英語。
Novelty value may be a part of it, but the real reason people like our paper is that it speaks the truth. 有創意或許是一個方面,但人們喜歡本報的最主要原因是它講真話。

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real adjective (VERY GREAT)

B2 [ before noun ] used to emphasize a noun

He's a real gentleman. 他是位地道的紳士。
She was a real help. 她真是個難得的好幫手。
It's a real nuisance. 真是麻煩透頂。

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uk /rɪəl/ us /ˈriː.əl/ mainly US informal


I like this homemade lemonade, it's real good! 我很喜歡喝這種自製檸檬水,真是太棒了!
It's real easy to do. 這真的很容易做。

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