Translation of "literal" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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literaladjective

uk /ˈlɪt.ər.əl/ us /ˈlɪt̬.ɚ.əl/

C2 The literal meaning of a word is its original, basic meaning.

(意义)字面的,根本的
The literal meaning of "television" is "seeing from a distance". television 的字面意思是“从远处看”。
You will need to show more than just a literal understanding of the text. 你需要向考官表明你对文本的理解没有仅仅停留在字面含义上。
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(Translation of “literal” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)