Translation of "season" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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seasonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsiː.zən/ us /ˈsiː.zən/

B1 one of the four periods of the year; spring, summer, autumn, or winter

季,季节

B1 the period of the year when something that happens every year happens

(每年中某件事固定会发生的)时节,季
How long does the dry/hurricane/monsoon season last? 旱/飓风/季风季要持续多久?

B1 the period of the year during which a particular sport is played

赛季
The British football season begins in August. 英国足球赛季始于8月,止于5月。
the holiday, summer, tourist, etc. season

the period when most people take their holidays, spend time with their families, go to visit places, or take part in an activity outside work

度假旺季
Air fares are more expensive during the holiday season. 飞机票在度假旺季比较贵。

UK a period when a set of programmes, plays, or musical events are broadcast or performed

(一组节目、戏剧或音乐活动的)播出期,上演期;演出季
There will be more documentaries and fewer quiz shows in the autumn season on TV. 秋季电视上会播放更多的纪录片,智力问答节目会比较少。
There's a season (US festival) of 1960s French films at the Arts Cinema next month. 下个月在艺术影院会举行20世纪60年代法国电影展播。
in season

B2 If fruit and vegetables are in season, they are being produced in the area and are available and ready to eat.

(水果和蔬菜)当令的
Fruit is cheaper when it's in season. 当令水果要便宜一些。

at the time of year when many people want to travel or have a holiday

在旅游旺季
Hotel rooms are more expensive in season. 在旅游旺季,宾馆的房间比较贵。

A female animal that is in season is ready to have sex and able to become pregnant.

(雌性动物)在发情期

An animal that is in season can be hunted legally during a particular period of time.

(动物)在狩猎期
out of season

C1 If fruit and vegetables are out of season, they do not grow in the area during that time.

(水果和蔬菜)不当令的
In Europe, tomatoes are out of season in winter. 在英国,西红柿在冬季不是时令蔬菜。

C2 during the period when fewer people want to travel or have a holiday

在旅游淡季

during the period when it is not legal to hunt animals

在禁猎期

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seasonverb [ T ]

uk /ˈsiː.zən/ us /ˈsiː.zən/

season verb [ T ] (FLAVOUR)

to improve the flavour of savoury food by adding salt, herbs, or spices when cooking or preparing it

给…调味,加调料于
Drain the rice, stir in the salmon and season to taste (= so that it has the taste you like). 把米饭沥干,拌入大麻哈鱼,然后根据个人口味加入调料。

season verb [ T ] (WOOD)

to make wood hard by drying it gradually, in order to make it ready for use

使(木头)风干

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