Translation of "summon" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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summonverb [ T ]

uk /ˈsʌm.ən/ us /ˈsʌm.ən/

summon verb [ T ] (ORDER)

C2 to order someone to come to or be present at a particular place, or to officially arrange a meeting of people

General Rattigan summoned reinforcements to help resist the attack. 拉蒂根將軍命令增援部隊協助抵擋進攻。
On 20 July, the town council was summoned to hear an emergency report on its finances. 7月20日,理事會被臨時召集聽取有關財務問題的緊急報告。
We were summoned to the headmaster's office.

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summon verb [ T ] (PRODUCE STRENGTH)

C2 to increase your courage or strength, especially with an effort

It took me six months to summon (up) the courage to ask him out for a drink. 我花了六個月時間才鼓起勇氣約他出去喝一杯。

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