translate translate to Mandarin Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "translate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [I or T]
/trænsˈleɪt/ /trænz-/
to change words into a different language
We were asked to translate a list of sentences.
She works for the EU, translating from English into French.
→  Compare interpret Using other languages
to change something into a new form, especially to turn a plan into reality
So how does this theory translate into practical policy?
The ways of working that he had learnt at college did not translate well (= were not suitable) to the world of business.
Change and changes
translate sth as sth to decide that words, behaviour or actions mean a particular thing
He mumbled something which I translated as agreement.
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(Definition of translate from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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