Translation of "subject" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (AREA OF STUDY) 學習領域 uk us /ˈsʌb.dʒekt/

the thing which is being discussed, considered or studied

Our subject for discussion is homelessness. 我們討論的話題是無家可歸問題。
She has made a series of documentaries on the subject of family relationships. 她拍攝了一系列以家庭關係為題材的紀錄片。
The guest lecturer took as her subject (= decided to speak about) 'punishment and imprisonment in modern society'. 特別講師演講的題目是「現代社會的刑罰與監禁」。
The number of planes flying over the town has been the subject of (= has caused) concern since last summer. 自去年夏天開始,從小鎮上空飛過的飛機數量一直讓人們忐忑不安。

an area of knowledge which is studied in school, college or university

My favourite subjects at school were history and geography. 唸書時,我最喜歡的科目是歷史和地理。
mainly UK Her subject (= special area of study) is low-temperature physics. 她的專業是低溫物理學。
change the subject

to start talking about a different subject

I'd tried to explain the situation, but he just changed the subject. 我想把情況解釋清楚,他卻岔開話題。

(Translation of “subject noun (AREA OF STUDY)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)