Translation of "screen" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (EXAMINE) 檢查 uk us /skriːn/

to test or examine someone or something to discover if there is anything wrong with them

All women over 50 will be screened for breast cancer. 所有50歲以上的婦女都要作乳癌篩檢。
Completely unsuitable candidates were screened out (= tested and refused) at the first interview. 完全不合格的求職者在第一輪面試時就被篩選掉了。
screen your calls

to delay your decision to speak to someone who is ringing you on the telephone until you can discover who they are, either by listening to them leaving a message on your answering machine or by seeing their telephone number shown on your telephone

I always screen my calls while I'm eating dinner. 吃晚飯的時候有電話我總是先看來電顯示再決定是否接聽。

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