Translation of "pure" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective (COMPLETE) 完全的 uk us /pjʊər/ US  /pjʊr/

[ before noun ] complete; only

It was pure coincidence/chance that we met. 我們見面純屬巧合。
This last month has been pure hell. 對我們來說,上個月是十足的地獄。
Her face had a look of pure delight. 她滿臉的愉悅。
The minister dismissed the newspaper reports as pure speculation. 部長稱這篇新聞報道純屬臆測而不予理睬。

[ before noun ] describes an area of study that is studied only for the purpose of developing theories about it, not for the purpose of using those theories in a practical way

pure mathematics 理論數學;純數學
pure economics 理論經濟學
pure and simple

used after a noun to mean 'and nothing else'

He is motivated by greed, pure and simple. 他完全是被貪婪所驅使。

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