Translation of "interpretation" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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interpretationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ɪnˌtɜː.prəˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /ɪnˌtɝː.prəˈteɪ.ʃən/

interpretation noun [ C or U ] (EXPLANATION)

C2 an explanation or opinion of what something means

解释,阐释;理解
The dispute is based on two widely differing interpretations of the law. 争论是源于对法律的两种截然不同的解释。
The rules are vague and open to interpretation. 规则很含糊,可作各种诠释。
It is difficult for many people to accept a literal interpretation of the Bible. 很多人觉得难以接受对圣经的字面诠释。

More examples

  • He would be found guilty under a strict interpretation of the law.
  • We were disappointed that they insisted on such a rigid interpretation of the rules.
  • The law permits of no other interpretation.
  • It was regarded as a very narrow interpretation of the law.
  • The evidence allows of only one interpretation - he was murdered by his wife.

interpretation noun [ C or U ] (WAY OF PERFORMING)

C2 a particular way of performing a piece of music, a part in a play, etc.

(音乐,戏剧角色等的)演绎;演出;表演
Her interpretation of Juliet was one of the best performances I have ever seen. 她演绎的朱丽叶是我所见到的最出色的表演之一。

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