Translation of "ultimatum" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

See all translations Search "ultimatum" in English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

ultimatumnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌʌl.tɪˈmeɪ.təm/ us /ˌʌl.təˈmeɪ.t̬əm/ plural ultimatums or ultimata

a threat in which a person or group of people are warned that if they do not do a particular thing, something unpleasant will happen to them. It is usually the last and most extreme in a series of actions taken to bring about a particular result

He gave her an ultimatum - she could either stop seeing Peter and come back to him or it was divorce. 他向她下了最後通牒——她要麽不再見彼得,回到他身邊,要麽離婚。
On Wednesday night the UN issued its toughest ultimatum to date, demanding that all troops withdraw from the city. 星期三晚上,聯合國發出了迄今爲止最強硬的最後通牒,要求所有部隊從該城撤出。

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