Translation of "sortie" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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sortienoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɔː.ti/ us /ˈsɔːr.t̬i/

a short, quick attack by a military force, such as a small group of soldiers or an aircraft, made against an enemy position

A series of sorties was carried out at night by specially equipped aircraft. 特殊裝備的戰鬥機夜晚進行了好幾次突襲。

a short journey to somewhere you have not been before, often with a particular purpose

It was our first sortie into the shopping centre. 這是我們第一次去市中心。

an attempt to do something

This is the acclaimed historian John Taylor's first sortie into fiction. 這是著名的歷史學家約翰‧泰勒第一次嘗試寫小說。

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