Translation of "connection" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /kəˈnek.ʃən/ us /kəˈnek.ʃən/

connection noun (RELATION)

B2 [ C ] the state of being related to someone or something else

The connection between smoking and heart disease is well known. 吸煙和心臟病之間的聯繫已為人們所熟知。
They're sisters? I knew their surname was the same, but I never made (= thought of) the connection. 她們是姐妹,是不是?我知道她們同姓,可從沒想過她們是一家。
in connection with sth

B2 on the subject of something

They want to talk to you in connection with an unpaid tax bill. 他們想和你談談一張未付稅單的事。

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connection noun (JOIN)

B1 [ C or U ] the act of joining or being joined to something else, or the part or process that makes this possible

The electricity company guarantees connection within 24 hours. 電力公司保證24小時內通電。
No wonder your charger isn't working. There's a loose connection (= a connecting wire has become loose) in the plug. 難怪你的剃鬚刀不轉了,插頭接線鬆了。

[ C ] the state of being joined or connected in some way

connections [ plural ]

the people you know and who can help you

He only got the job because of his connections! 他是因為人事關係才得到了這份工作!
He has important connections in Washington. 他在華盛頓認識一些很有權勢的人。

connection noun (PHONE)

[ C ] the way that two people can speak to each other by phone

Sorry, could you repeat that? This is a very bad connection. 對不起,請重複一遍,好嗎?通話效果太差了。

connection noun (TRANSPORT)

B2 [ C ] a bus, train, plane, etc. that arrives at a time that allows passengers to get on after getting off another one, so that they can continue their journey

If the flight is late, we'll miss our connection. 如果航班晚點,我們會錯過轉機。

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