Translation of "year" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun uk us /jɪər/ US  /jɪr/

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

Annette worked in Italy for two years. 安妮特在義大利工作了兩年。
1988 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 (the) 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。

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

the academic/school year 學年
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。

[ C + sing/pl verb ] UK 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。

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