Translation of "ward" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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wardnoun [ C ]

uk /wɔːd/ us /wɔːrd/

ward noun [ C ] (HOSPITAL/PRISON)

B2 one of the parts or large rooms into which a hospital is divided, usually with beds for patients

a geriatric/maternity/psychiatric ward 老年人/產科/精神病病房

US one of the parts into which a prison is divided


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ward noun [ C ] (CITY AREA)

(in many countries) one of the areas into which a city or town is divided, having its own elected political representative or its own organizations for managing services


ward noun [ C ] (CHILD)

specialized law a person, especially a child, who is legally put under the protection of a law court or a guardian

The girl was made a ward of court to stop her father taking her out of the country. 這個女孩由法院監護,以防止她的父親將她帶出這個國家。


uk / -wəd/ us / -wɚd/

towards the stated place or direction

At least we're homeward bound. 至少我們要回家了。

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