Translation of "translate" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] uk us /trænsˈleɪt/ /trænz-/

to change words into a different language

We were asked to translate a list of sentences. 我們被要求翻譯一組句子。
She works for the EU, translating from English into French. 她在歐盟工作,擔任英譯法翻譯。
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to change something into a new form, especially to turn a plan into reality

So how does this theory translate into practical policy? 那麼如何將這個理論應用於制定現實可行的政策呢?
The ways of working that he had learnt at college did not translate well (= were not suitable) to the world of business. 他在大學裡學到的工作方式並不適合商業世界。
translate sth as sth

to decide that words, behaviour or actions mean a particular thing

He mumbled something which I translated as agreement. 他嘴裡咕噥了句甚麼,我想是表示同意。

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