Translation of "connection" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

connection

noun (JOIN) 连接 uk us /kəˈnek.ʃən/

[ C or U ] when something joins or is joined to something else, or the part or process that makes this possible

(事物间的)连接,联结;连接物
The electricity company guarantees connection within 24 hours. 电力公司保证24小时内通电。
It's no wonder your shaver isn't working. There's a loose connection (= a connecting wire has become loose) in the plug. 难怪你的剃须刀不转了,插头接线松了。

[ C ] when people or things are joined or connected in some way

(人或事物之间的)联系,关联,关系
connections [ plural ]

the people you know and who can help you

社会关系;人际关系;可资利用的熟人
He only got the job because of his connections! 他是因为关系才得到了这份工作!
He has important connections in Washington. 他在华盛顿认识一些很有权势的人。

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