Translation of "fence" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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fencenoun [ C ]

uk /fens/ us /fens/

fence noun [ C ] (STRUCTURE)

B2 a structure that divides two areas of land, similar to a wall but made of wood or wire and supported with posts



  • The house was surrounded by a tall, wooden fence.
  • A cat was walking along the top of the fence.
  • The gale-force wind had blown the fence down.
  • Variegated ivies are a popular choice for covering fences.
  • The children crawled through an opening space in the fence.

fence noun [ C ] (CRIMINAL)

old-fashioned slang a person who buys and sells stolen goods


fenceverb [ I ]

uk /fens/ us /fens/

to fight as a sport with a long, thin sword


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