Chinese translation of 'prime'
- (= major) [cause, concern, target]
- (= best) [condition, position]
in one's prime
处(處)于(於)黄(黃)金时(時)期(chǔyú huángjīn shíqī)
- (= prepare)
to prime sb (to do sth)
事先使某人准(準)备(備)好(做某事)(shìxiān shǐ mǒurén zhǔnbèihǎo (zuò mǒushì))
给(給) ... 上底漆(gěi ... shàng dǐqī)of prime importance
最重要(zuì zhòngyào)prime beef
上等牛肉(shàngděng niúròu)a prime example of ...
... 最典型的例子( ... zuì diǎnxíng de lìzi)in the prime of life
处(處)于(於)壮(壯)年时(時)期(chǔyú zhuàngnián shíqī)
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'prime' in Other Languages
British English: prime ADJECTIVE
You use prime to describe something that is most important in a situation.
Political stability, meanwhile, will be a prime concern.
British English: prime NOUN
If someone or something is in their prime, they are at the stage in their existence when they are at their strongest, most active, or most successful.
Maybe I'm just coming into my prime now.
British English: prime VERB
If you prime someone to do something, you prepare them to do it, for example by giving them information about it beforehand.
She wished she'd primed her friend beforehand.
Translation of prime from the Collins English to Chinese Dictionary