Translation of "suit" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /suːt/ /sjuːt/ us /suːt/

suit noun (SET OF CLOTHES)

A2 [ C ] a jacket and trousers or a jacket and skirt that are made from the same material

All the businessmen were wearing pinstripe suits. 所有的商人都穿着细条纹的套装。
She wore a dark blue suit. 她穿着一套深蓝色的衣服。

[ C ] a set of clothes or a piece of clothing to be worn in a particular situation or while doing a particular activity

a diving/protective/ski, etc. suit 潜水衣/防护服/滑雪服等
a swimsuit 泳装
a spacesuit 太空服
a suit of armour 甲胄,盔甲

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suit noun (LEGAL PROBLEM)

[ C ] also lawsuit a problem taken to a law court by an ordinary person or an organization rather than the police in order to obtain a legal decision

He brought (US also filed) a $12 million libel suit against the newspaper, claiming his reputation had been damaged. 他对这家报纸提起了名誉侵权诉讼,称其报道损害了自己的职业声誉,要求索赔1200万美元。
a malpractice/negligence/paternity suit 渎职/过失/生父确认诉讼

suit noun (PLAYING CARDS)

[ C ] any of the four types of card in a set of playing cards, each having a different shape printed on it

The four suits in a pack of cards are hearts, spades, clubs, and diamonds. 一副纸牌中的4种花色为红桃、黑桃、梅花和方块。

suit noun (PERSON)

[ C often plural ] informal disapproving a man who works in an office and wears a suit, especially a man with a high position in a company who is considered not to have human feelings and good ideas


suitverb [ T ]

uk /suːt/ /sjuːt/ us /suːt/

suit verb [ T ] (BE RIGHT)

B2 to be right for a particular person, situation, or occasion

A lot of corn is grown in this area - the soil seems to suit it very well. 这个地方种的玉米很多——看来这里的土壤非常适合玉米生长。
The city lifestyle seems to suit her - she looks great. 城市的生活方式似乎很适合她——她显然看起来气色非常好。

B2 (usually of a colour or style of clothes) to make someone look more attractive

You should wear more red - it suits you. 你应该多穿红色的衣服——这个颜色很适合你。
Short skirts don't really suit me - I don't have the legs for them. 我不太适合穿短裙——我的腿不好看。

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suit verb [ T ] (BE CONVENIENT)

B2 to be convenient and cause the least difficulty for someone

We could go now or this afternoon - whatever time suits you best. 我们可以现在去或者下午去——看你什么时候最方便。
"How about eight o'clock at the cinema?" "That suits me fine." “8点钟在电影院外面见怎么样?”“我没问题。”

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