Translation of "theme" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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themenoun [ C ]

uk /θiːm/ us /θiːm/

theme noun [ C ] (MAIN SUBJECT)

B2 the main subject of a talk, book, film, etc.

(談話、書籍、電影等的)題目,主題
The theme of loss runs through most of his novels. 失落這一主題貫穿了他的大多數小說作品。

More examples

  • The theme of freedom recurs throughout her writing.
  • The father-daughter relationship is a recurring theme in her novels.
  • On the surface it's a very funny novel but it does have a more serious underlying theme.
  • The movies she makes are all variations on the same theme.
  • Unfortunately, I had to leave just as the speaker was warming to his theme.

theme noun [ C ] (TUNE)

a song or tune that is played several times in a film, etc. and represents a character, situation, etc.

(電影等的)主題歌,主題曲
a theme song/tune 主題歌/曲

specialized music a short, simple tune on which a piece of music is based

(談話、書籍、電影等的)題目,主題;(音樂的)主旋律

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