Translation of "year" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /jɪər/ us /jɪr/

A1 [ C ] a period of twelve months, especially from 1 January to 31 December

Annette worked in Italy for two years. 安妮特在義大利工作了兩年。
2005 was one of the worst years of my life. 1988年是我生命中最糟糕的其中一年。
We went to Egypt on holiday last year. 我們去年到埃及渡假。
At this time of year the beaches are almost deserted. 一年之中的這個時候,海灘幾乎空寂無人。
This species keeps its leaves all year (round) (= through the year). 這品種常年不落葉。

[ C ] a period of twelve months relating to a particular activity

The financial/tax year begins in April. 財政/納稅年度從四月份開始。

A2 [ C ] the part of the year, in a school or university, during which courses are taught

the academic/school year 學年
UK She's now in her final/first/second year at Manchester University. 她眼下在曼徹斯特大學讀畢業班/一年級/二年級。
US My daughter is in her freshman/sophomore/junior/senior year.

[ C, + sing/pl verb ] UK US class a group of students who start school, college, university, or a course together

Kathy was in the year above me at college. 上大學時凱西比我高一屆。

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uk / -jɪər/ us / -jɪr/ UK

used to refer to a student in a particular year group at a school, college, or university

I like teaching the first-years, but the second-years can be difficult. 我喜歡教一年級的學生,而二年級的學生可能比較難應付。
a first-year student 一年級的學生

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