Translation of "wasteland" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun uk us /ˈweɪst.lænd/

[ C or U ] an empty area of land, especially in or near a city, which is not not used to grow crops or built on, or used in any way

The car was dumped in a stretch of wasteland in the south of the city. 那輛汽車被遺棄在該市南部的一片荒地裡。

[ S ] literary disapproving a place, time or situation containing nothing positive or productive, or completely without a particular quality or activity

the spiritual wasteland of the 1980s 20世紀80年代的精神荒漠

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