Translation of "seek" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (SEARCH) 搜尋 uk us /siːk/ (sought) formal

to try to find or get something, especially something which is not a physical object

"Are you actively seeking jobs?" she asked. 「你在積極找工作嗎?」她問。
Hundreds of dissidents are seeking refuge/asylum in the US embassy. 數百異議分子到美國大使館尋求庇護。

to ask for advice, help, approval, permission, etc.

Legal advice should be sought before you take any further action. 在採取下一步行動之前,你應該諮詢一下律師。
-seeking uk us /-siː.kɪŋ/ suffix

A lot of bad behaviour is attention-seeking on the part of mixed-up kids. 迷失孩子很多的不良行爲都是爲了尋求關注。

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