Translation of "stage" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (PART) 部分 uk us /steɪdʒ/

a part of an activity or a period of development

The project is in its final stages and should be completed by August. 這個企劃案已進入最後階段,應於八月份前完成。
They did the last stage of their journey on foot. 他們徒步走完了旅途的最後一段路。
Our marriage is going through a difficult stage at the moment. 目前我們的婚姻正走到難關。
Their youngest child is at the stage where she can say individual words but not full sentences. 他們最小的孩子目前所處的階段是會說單個的詞,但還不會說整句話。
I'm not tired at the moment but I will need a rest at some stage (= at some time) during the walk. 我現在不累,但我在走路的過程中有時會需要休息一下。
Andrew spends all his spare time playing with his computer but it's probably just a stage he's going through (= a period of development that will end soon). 安德魯的業餘時間全花在玩電腦上,不過這可能只是一個階段罷了。
in stages

If you do something in stages, you divide the activity into parts and complete each part separately

We're decorating the house in stages so it won't be ready for another couple of months. 我們在逐步裝修房子,所以還得幾個月才能就緒。

specialized one of the separate parts of a rocket, each part having its own engine

Once its fuel supply runs out, each stage separates from the main part of the rocket and falls back to Earth. 每一節在燃料燃盡後,就會從火箭主體上脫落,落回到地球上。

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