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

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.

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)