Translation of "scent" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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B2 [ C ] a pleasant natural smell

the scent of roses 玫瑰的香味

[ C ] a smell produced by an animal that acts as a signal to other animals

The hounds had lost the scent of the fox near the river. 獵狗在河邊就聞不到狐狸的臭跡了。

[ C or U ] a pleasant-smelling liquid that people put on their skin

a bottle of scent 一瓶香水

scentverb [ T ]

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If an animal scents something or someone, it knows that person or thing is there because it can smell it, him, or her.


If a person scents something, they have a feeling that they are about to experience it.

Halfway through the game, the team could already scent victory. 打了半場以後,這個球隊已經嗅到勝利了。


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