Translation of "construction" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (BUILDING) 建筑物 uk us /kənˈstrʌk.ʃən/

[ U ] the work of building or making something, especially buildings, bridges, etc.

She works in construction/in the construction industry. 她在建筑行业工作。
The bridge is a marvellous work of engineering and construction. 这座桥梁是工程学和建筑业的杰作。
This website is currently under construction (= being created). 该网站目前正在创建中。

[ U ] the particular type of structure, materials, etc. that something has

The bridge is of lightweight construction. 这座桥结构较轻。

[ C ] a building

What's that concrete and metal construction over there? 那边那座混凝土和金属结构的建筑物是什么?

(Translation of “construction noun (BUILDING)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)