Translation of "strength" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /streŋθ/ us /streŋθ/

strength noun (POWER)

B2 [ U ] the ability to do things that need a lot of physical or mental effort

She had the strength and stamina to take the lead and win the gold medal. 她有領先並奪金的體力和耐力。
Admitting you've made a mistake is a sign of strength, not weakness. 自己承認犯錯所顯現的是堅強,而不是軟弱。
He showed great strength of character when he refused to accept the bribes. 他拒絕接受賄賂,表現出崇高的人格。
We will struggle on, drawing our strength from the courage of others. 我們應該從其他人的勇氣中汲取力量,繼續奮鬥。
Much of the country's military strength lies in its missile force. 這個國家的軍事實力主要展現在飛彈部隊上。

C2 [ C usually singular ] the degree to which something is strong or powerful

If the two parties joined forces, their combined strength would be 127 seats.
You can gauge (= measure) the strength of a democracy by the way it treats its minorities. 你可以根據一個國家對待少數民族的方式來估量其民主程度。

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strength noun (GOOD FEATURE)

C1 [ C ] a good characteristic

She's well aware of her strengths and weaknesses as an artist. 她非常清楚自己作為一個藝術家的優點和不足。
His greatest strengths are his determination and resilience. 他最大的長處是他的決斷力和適應力。

strength noun (NUMBER)

[ U ] the number of people in a group

What's the current strength of the city's police force? 劍橋郡目前的警力有多少人?
in strength

in large numbers

Demonstrators arrived in strength to protest against the military action. 大批示威者趕來,抗議關閉工廠。
below strength UK

If a group is below strength, it consists of fewer people or members than usual.

The office will be below strength in August when a lot of people will be away. 八月許多人都不在,辦公室就會人手不足。
at full strength

with the complete number of people who are usually in a group

Staff cuts have meant that we haven't been working at full strength for a year. 裁員意味著我們已經在人手不足的情況下工作了一年。

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