Translation of "vice" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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also vice- uk /vaɪs/ us /vaɪs/

used as part of the title of particular positions. The person who holds one of these positions is next below in authority to the person who holds the full position and can act for them

the vice captain of the team 隊伍的副隊長
a vice admiral 海軍中將

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uk /vaɪs/ us /vaɪs/

vice noun (FAULT)

C2 [ C or U ] a moral fault or weakness in someone's character

Greed, pride, envy, and lust are considered to be vices. 貪婪、驕傲、妒忌、欺騙和淫慾都被視為罪惡。
mainly humorous My one real vice (= bad habit) is chocolate. 我一個真正的惡習就是愛吃巧克力。

[ U ] illegal and immoral activities, especially involving illegal sex, drugs, etc.

The chief of police said that he was committed to wiping out vice in the city. 警察局長說他將堅定不移地掃除該市的犯罪行為。

vice noun (TOOL)

[ C ] mainly UK US usually vise a tool with two parts that can be moved together by tightening a screw so that an object can be held firmly between them while it is being worked on

Vices are often used to hold pieces of wood that are being cut or smoothed. 台鉗常常用來固定需要切割或磨光的木塊。
Her hand tightened like a vice around his arm. 她的手像老虎鉗子一樣緊緊抓住他的手臂。

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