霸主 (ba zhu): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 2, 2018

霸主 (Chinese PinYin: [bà zhǔ]; traditional Chinese:霸主) may mean: (1) noun. overlord; (2) noun. tyrant; (3) noun. hegemony; (4) noun. supremacy. Literally: 霸 (dominating) + 主 (lord). It is a medium-frequency word and often used in formal and written Mandarin Chinese. Note that the term is usually derogatory in tone.

1. How to pronounce 霸主?

Chinese Pinyin: [bà zhǔ]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 霸主

Synonyms: 统治者, 暴君, 霸王,

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 霸主

Fixed expression: N/A

Collocation: 霸主地位 (to dominate in; the overlord status), 世界霸主 (lord of the world),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 霸主 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 霸主.

4.1 他预言,如果说英国曾经是海上霸主,而美国是空中及经济霸主,那么,中国将成为一个文化霸主。

Translation: If Britain was a maritime hegemon and the US an airborne and economic one, then China will be a cultural one, he predicts.

4.2 在恐龙崛起之前,动物世界的霸主是鳄踝初龙,它们是现代鳄鱼古代亲戚。

Translation: Before the rise of the dinosaurs, the animal world was dominated by crurotarsans, ancient relatives of modern crocodiles.

4.3 韩国同样要在跆拳道、射箭、摔跤、举重和台球保持霸主地位。

Translation: South Korea is also expected to dominate in taekwondo, archery, wrestling, weightlifting and billiards.

4.4 这才是经济霸主应有的规模。

Translation: This is what economic hegemony will look like.

4.5 没有太多证据表明,为了与美国争夺霸主地位,中国愿意拿牺牲萌芽中的繁荣来冒险。

Translation: There is little evidence that China wishes to jeopardize its burgeoning affluence by adventurist attempts to contest American hegemony.

4.6 不论美国的霸主地位还要持续10年20年或者30年,它的日子屈指可数,就算中国的经济增长速度比过去几十年越来越慢。

Translation: Whether US hegemony lasts 10, 20, or 30 years, its days are numbered regardless of whether China starts growing less rapidly than it has in recent decades.

4.7 日本经济崛起以前,前苏联被认为是对美国经济霸主地位的挑战。

Translation: Before Japan’s economic ascent, the Soviet Union was thought to challenge American economic supremacy.

4.8 另外一个非常不同的例子是德国在19世纪中后期企图挑战法国在欧洲的地位以及英国的海上霸主地位。

Translation: Another, and very different, example is Germany’s bid to challenge France’s position in Europe and Britain’s supremacy at sea in the late 19th century.

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