Translation of "reverse" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun uk us /rɪˈvɜːs/ US  /-ˈvɝːs/
the reverse

the opposite of what has been suggested

The teachers say my son is slow, but I believe the reverse (is true). 老師們說我兒子反應遲鈍,但我覺得恰恰相反。

the back of a coin, medal,

The English £1 coin has a royal coat of arms on the reverse. 一英鎊硬幣的背面有王室盾徽的圖案。
in reverse (order)

in the opposite order or way

To stop the engine, you repeat the same procedures, but in reverse (order). 要想關掉引擎,你得按相反順序重複同樣的步驟。

[ U ] (also reverse gear) the method of controlling a vehicle that makes it go backwards

To go backwards, you must put the car in/into reverse (gear). 要想倒車,你得掛倒車檔。

[ C ] formal a defeat or failure

They suffered a serious military/political reverse. 他們遭受了一次重大的軍事/政治失敗。

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