Translation of "support" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] (ENCOURAGE) 鼓勵 uk us /səˈpɔːt/ US  /-ˈpɔːrt/

to agree with and give encouragement to someone or something because you want them to succeed

My father supported the Labour Party all his life. 我父親畢生都擁護工黨。
The majority of people in the town strongly support the plans to build a by-pass. 鎮上的大部分人都強烈支持修建旁路的計劃。
I think it's important to support local businesses by buying locally. 我認為購買本地商品來支持本地企業這一點很重要。

mainly UK (US usually root for, Australian barrack for) If you support a sports team or a sports player, you want them to win, and might show it by going to watch them play

Which team do you support? 你支持哪隊?

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