Translation of "upright" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uprightadjective

uk /ˈʌp.raɪt/ us /ˈʌp.raɪt/

upright adjective (STRAIGHT)

B2 straight up or vertical

直立的;挺直的
Please return your seat to an upright position and fasten your belt. 請把坐椅恢復到豎直位置並繫好安全帶。

used to refer to something that is taller than it is wide

豎的;立式的
an upright freezer/vacuum cleaner 立式冰箱/吸塵器

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upright adjective (MORAL)

approving honest, responsible, and moral

誠實的;負責的;正直的
She behaved as any upright citizen would have under the circumstances. 她在這種情況下的做法和所有正直公民一樣。

uprightadverb

uk /ˈʌp.raɪt/ us /ˈʌp.raɪt/

B2 vertical and as straight as possible

挺直地,直立地
to sit/stand upright 坐直/站直
The sound of breaking glass made her sit bolt upright (= sit with her back straight). 聽到玻璃破碎的聲音她一下子坐直了起來。

uprightnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈʌp.raɪt/ us /ˈʌp.raɪt/

a vertical part of something that supports other parts

(起支撐作用的)直柱,立柱,直立部分
Firmly secure the two uprights to opposite walls in the alcove and then fit the shelves in between them. 先在兩邊牆壁的凹處固定住兩根柱子,然後把擱板插進去裝好。

UK informal for goalpost

直立的;挺直的/豎的;立式的

also upright piano a piano in which the strings are vertical

立式鋼琴
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(Translation of “upright” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)