Translation of "bridge" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /brɪdʒ/ us /brɪdʒ/

bridge noun (LARGE STRUCTURE)

A2 [ C ] a structure that is built over a river, road, or railway to allow people and vehicles to cross from one side to the other

We drove across/over the bridge. 我们开车驶过大桥。
the Brooklyn Bridge 布鲁克林大桥

C2 [ C usually singular ] something that makes it easier to make a change from one situation to another

Part-time work can provide a bridge between staying at home and working full-time. 志愿工作是由在家待业向全职工作的过渡。

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bridge noun (PART OF A SHIP)

[ C ] the raised part of a ship on which the captain and other officers stand and from where they control the movement of the ship


bridge noun (NOSE)

[ C usually singular ] the top part of the nose, between the eyes, or (on a pair of glasses) the piece that is supported by the top part of the nose

The blow caught him right on the bridge of his nose. 那一拳正好打在他的鼻梁上。

bridge noun (GAME)

[ U ] a card game for four players who play in pairs


bridge noun (TEETH)

[ C ] also bridgework, [ U ] a piece of material that contains one or more artificial teeth and is kept in place by being fastened to the natural teeth



[ C ] a small piece of wood over which the strings are stretched on a musical instrument such as a guitar or violin


bridgeverb [ T ]

uk /brɪdʒ/ us /brɪdʒ/

bridge verb [ T ] (BRING TOGETHER)

to make the difference or division between two things smaller or less severe

We must bridge the gap between employees and management. 我们必须消除劳资双方的鸿沟。

bridge verb [ T ] (BUILD)

to build a bridge over or across something

The river had been bridged at its narrowest point. 在河流的最窄处架起了桥。

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