Translation of "fierce" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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fierceadjective

uk /fɪəs/ us /fɪrs/

B2 physically violent and frightening

猛烈的;激烈的;駭人的
a fierce attack/battle 猛烈的進攻/激烈的戰鬥
Two men were shot during fierce fighting last weekend. 上週末的激戰中兩人被槍擊。

B2 strong and powerful

狂暴的
Fierce winds prevented the race from taking place. 狂風/洶湧的海浪致使比賽無法進行。
Firefighters had to retreat from the fierce heat. 消防員面對逼人的熱浪只好後撤。

B2 showing strong feeling or energetic activity

強烈的;狂熱的
The expansion plans will face fierce opposition/resistance from environmentalists. 擴建計劃會遭到環境保護主義者的強烈反對/抵制。
There is fierce competition to join the Special Branch. 加入政治保安處要面對激烈的競爭。

US informal difficult

難的
The chemistry exam was fierce! 化學考試太難了!

More examples

  • There was fierce combat between the two sides.
  • His detractors claim that his fierce temper makes him unsuitable for party leadership.
  • Despite fierce competition she made a gallant effort to win the first medal of the championships.
  • She has published a fierce anti-war polemic.
  • There's fierce rivalry for the job.

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