Translation of "strength" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (EFFORT) 力气 uk us /streŋθ/

[ U ] the ability to do things that need a lot of physical or mental effort

She had the strength and stamina to take the lead and win the gold medal. 她有领先并夺金的体力和耐力。
Admitting you've made a mistake is a sign of strength, not weakness. 承认自己犯了错误显示出的是坚强,而不是软弱。
He showed great strength of character when he refused to accept the bribes. 他拒绝接受贿赂,表现出巨大的人格力量。
We shall struggle on, drawing our strength from the courage of others. 我们应该从其他人的勇气中汲取力量,继续奋斗。
Much of the country's military strength lies in its missile force. 这个国家的军事实力主要体现在导弹部队上。

[ C usually singular ] the degree to which something is strong or powerful

Opinion polls put the combined strength of the two ecology parties at 15% nationwide. 民意测验显示,两个生态党的支持率合起来在全国占15%。
You can gauge (= measure) the strength of a democracy by the way it treats its minorities. 你可以根据一个国家对待少数民族的方式估量其民主程度。

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