Translation of "bar" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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barnoun [ C ]

uk /bɑːr/ us /bɑːr/

bar noun [ C ] (DRINKING PLACE)

A1 a place where drinks, especially alcoholic drinks, are sold and drunk, or the area in such a place where the person serving the drinks stands

酒吧;酒吧的吧台
They noticed him going into the hotel bar. 他們看見他走進飯店的酒吧裡。
There weren't any free tables, so I sat at the bar. 沒有空位了,我只好坐在吧台旁。
Why don't you ask the guy behind the bar (= serving drinks there)? 你怎麼不問一問吧台裡的那個職員?

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bar noun [ C ] (LONG PIECE)

B2 a long, thin, straight piece of metal or wood

鐵柵欄
The gorilla rattled the bars of its cage. 大猩猩把籠子的鐵柵欄弄得吱嘎吱嘎地響。

B1 a substance that has been made into a solid rectangular shape

條狀物
a bar of soap 一塊肥皂
a chocolate bar 一條巧克力棒

UK The bar of an electric heater is a long, thin wire in the shape of a spring that is wrapped tightly around a tube. When electricity passes through it, it produces heat and red light.

(電爐上的)供熱電阻絲

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bar noun [ C ] (MUSIC)

US also measure one of the small equal parts into which a piece of music is divided, containing a fixed number of beats

(音樂的)小節;樂譜的小節線
Waltzes have three beats in/to the bar (= in each bar). 華爾滋每小節有三拍。

US UK bar line a vertical line that divides one bar from another in a written piece of music

(樂譜的)小節線

bar noun [ C ] (ON UNIFORM)

US a stripe

條紋,斑紋

bar noun [ C ] (PREVENTING)

C2 [ C usually singular ] something that prevents a particular event or development from happening

阻礙某事件發生或發展的東西
A lack of formal education is no bar to becoming rich. 沒有接受正規教育並不是致富的障礙。

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barverb [ T ]

uk /bɑːr/ us /bɑːr/ -rr-

bar verb [ T ] (PREVENT)

to prevent something or someone from doing something or going somewhere, or to not allow something

阻擋,阻撓;防止,禁止
The centre of the town was barred to football supporters. 球迷不得進入城鎮的市中心。
The incident led to him being barred from the country/barred from entering the country. 這事件導致他被禁止進入該國/無法再為英國隊效力。
I tried to push past her but she barred my way/path (= stood in front of me and prevented me from getting past). 我試圖從她旁邊擠過去,但她還是擋住了我的去路。

bar verb [ T ] (CLOSE)

to put bars across something, especially to keep it closed

閂上、閂住某物(尤指使某物緊閉)
We barred the door to stop anyone getting into the room. 我們把門閂上以防有人進入房間。

barpreposition

uk /bɑːr/ us /bɑːr/ formal

except

除…外
Everyone is leaving the village, bar the very old and ill. 除了年老體弱者,其他人都要離開村莊。
They're the best songwriters of this century, bar none (= no one else is better). 他們是本世紀最優秀的作曲家,無人能比。

the Barnoun [ S, + sing/pl verb ]

uk /bɑːr/ us /bɑːr/

UK lawyers who are allowed to argue a case in a higher court

(能出席高級法庭的)大律師

US all lawyers thought of as a group

律師界,司法界,法律界
be called to the Bar UK

to gain a qualification as a lawyer who can argue a case in a higher court

取得(出席高級法庭的)大律師資格,成為(出席高級法庭的)大律師
be admitted to the Bar US

to gain a qualification as a lawyer

取得律師資格,成為律師

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