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Translation of "literal" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

literal

adjective     /ˈlɪt.ər.əl/ US  /ˈlɪt̬.ɚ-/
The literal meaning of a word is its original, basic meaning (意義)字面的,根本的 The literal meaning of 'television' is 'seeing from a distance'. television 的字面意思是「從遠處看」。 You need to demonstrate to the examiners that you have more than a literal understanding of the text. 你需要向考官表明你對文本的理解沒有僅僅停留在字面含義上。 Her translation is too literal (= done one word at a time), resulting in heavy, unnatural prose. 她的譯文太拘泥於字面了,結果成了冗長而不自然的散文。 →  Compare figurative Accurate and exact
(Definition of literal from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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