Translation of "state" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun (CONDITION) 情況 uk us /steɪt/

[ C ] a condition or way of being that exists at a particular time

The building was in a state of disrepair. 這棟大樓年久失修。
She was found wandering in a confused state (of mind). 有人發現她到處遊蕩,神智恍惚。
Give me the keys - you're in no fit state to drive. 把鎖匙給我——你狀態不佳,不能開車。
After the accident I was in a state of shock. 事故之後,我驚魂未定。
I came home to an unhappy state of affairs (= situation). 我回到家時,心情十分沉重。
The kitchen was in its original state, with a 1920s sink and stove. 廚房還保留著最初的樣子,有一個20世紀20年代的水槽和爐子。
the state of play UK Australian

the present situation

The article provides a useful summary of the current state of play in the negotiations. 這篇文章對談判的現狀作出了有用的總結。

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