Translation of "extreme" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ɪkˈstriːm/ us /ɪkˈstriːm/

extreme adjective (GREAT)

B2 very large in amount or degree

extreme pain/stupidity/wealth 極其痛苦/愚蠢/富有

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extreme adjective (BAD)

B2 very severe or bad

extreme weather conditions 極其惡劣的天氣條件
In extreme cases, the disease can lead to blindness. 這種疾病最嚴重可導致失明。

extreme adjective (BELIEFS)

C2 Extreme beliefs and political parties are considered by most people to be unreasonable and unacceptable.

He has rather extreme views. 他的觀點很偏激。
He's on the extreme right wing of the party. 他屬於這個政黨的極右翼勢力。

extreme adjective (FURTHEST POINT)

[ before noun ] at the furthest point, especially from the centre

They live in the extreme south of the island. 他們住在這個島的最南端。

extremenoun [ C ]

uk /ɪkˈstriːm/ us /ɪkˈstriːm/

the largest possible amount or degree of something

I've never witnessed such extremes of wealth and poverty. 我從未見過如此懸殊的貧富差距。
Most people I know work fairly hard but she takes it to extremes. 我認識的人裡面大多數工作都很努力,但是她這種做法也太拼命了。
in the extreme

used for emphasis; extremely

Some of the scenes were unpleasant in the extreme. 有些場景令人極其反感。

a situation, feeling, etc. that is the opposite or very different from another one

My moods seem to go from one extreme to another (= my moods often change from very bad to very good). 我的心情有時很好,有時又好差。

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