马到成功 achieve immediate victory; win instant success
   码分多址 (一种扩频多址数字式通信技术) CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access)
   马路菜场入室工程 the project to build indoor free market to accommodate street vegetable vendors
   玛雅文化 Mayan civilization
   麦克马洪线 McMahon Line
   买空卖空 bulls and bears; fictitious transaction
   慢性萧条 chronic depression 
   盲流 blind influx (labourers aimlessly flowing from rural areas into large cities)
   盲目投资 blindness in investment
   矛盾的普遍性 universality of contradictions
   茅塞顿开 be suddenly enlightened
   贸易和投资自由化和便利化 TILF (Trade and Investment Liberalization and Facilitation)
   贸易顺差 favorable balance; trade surplus
   贸易制裁 trade sanction
   帽子戏法 hat trick
   美国之音 Voice of America (VOA)
   美食节 gourmet festival
   门户开放政策 open-door policy
   门罗主义 Monroe Doctrine
   蒙古包 (Mongolian) yurt
   朦胧诗 misty poetry
   迷彩服 battle fatigues; camouflage coat
   免费搭车者(享受其他国家最惠国待遇而不进行相应减让的国家) free-rider
   面向21世纪的中美建设性伙伴关系 a constructive, strategic partnership between China and the United Stated aimed at the next century
   灭绝的物种 extinct species
   民法通则 general provisions of the civil law
   民工潮 farmers’ frenzied hunt for work in cities
   民进党 Democratic Progressive Party
   民以食为天 people regard food as their prime want; food the first necessity of man
   民主党派、工商联与无党派人士 “non-Communist parties, federations of industry and commerce, personages without party affiliation “
   民主监督 democratic supervision
   民族区域自治 regional autonomy of ethnic minorities
   民族文化大省 a province with rich ethnic culture
   民族优越感 ethnocentrism
   明明白白消费(2000年保护消费者权益工作主题) transparent consumption
   名优 famous actor; famous high quality brand
   模糊逻辑 fuzzy logic
   摩门教 Mormon Church (the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
   莫失良机 make hay while the sun shines
   磨洋工 dawdle along
   目标管理 management by objectives
   幕后操纵 pull strings behind the scenes; wire-pulling
   穆斯林 Muslim; Moslem
   纳米 nanometer
   纳税人 tax payer; tax bearer
   纳斯达克 National Association of Securities Deal Automated Quotations (NASDAQ)
   耐用消费品 durable consumer goods, consumer durables
   难得糊涂 “Where ignorance is bliss, it’s folly to be wise.“
   南南合作 South-South cooperation
   南水北调 South-to-North water diversion
   囊括 complete a sweep
   内耗 in-fighting
   内联企业 enterprises with internal connections
   内退 early retirement
   能进能出,能上能下 competent to work both at the top and at the grass roots
   能上网的手机 WAP phone
   泥菩萨 like a clay Buddha fording the river-hardly able to save oneself; each one is looking out for his own survival
   年利润 annual return
   年夜饭 family reunion dinner
   扭转局面 “reverse the tide, turn the table“
   农村剩余劳动力 surplus rural labour (labourers)
   农垦 agricultural reclamation
   农奴制 serfdom; serf system
   农药残留 pesticide residue
   农业生态学 agricultural ecology
   农转非 rural residents become urban residents
   诺亚方舟 Noah’s Ark
   偶像 idol
   欧元 Euro
   欧洲货币 Euro-currency
   欧洲委员会 European Commission
   帕金森症 parkinsonism
   排华政策 policy of discrimination against the Chinese
   拍拖 being in love; having a love affair
   盘点 stock count; take stock of
   盘活存量资产 liquidize remnant assets
   泡沫经济 bubble economy
   抛砖引玉 a modest spur to induce others to come forward with valuable contributions; throw a sprat to catch a whale
   配件 accessories
   配套政策 supporting policies
   棚户 shacks; family that live in shacks
   碰一鼻子灰 be sent off with a flea in one’s ear; be snubbedd; get a rebuff
   批发市场 wholesale market
   疲软股票 soft stock
   骗汇、逃汇、套汇 “obtain foreign currency and false pretenses, not turn over foreign currency owed to the government and illegal arbitrage “
   票贩子 “scalper, ticket tout“
   票房 box office
   品牌效应 brand effect
   贫铀弹 depleted uranium bomb
   平等互利、讲求实效、形式多样、共同发展的方针 pursuing practical results, adopting various waysand seeking common development/ the principle of equality, mutual benefit, efficiency, diversity andmutual development
   平等互利原则 principle of equality and mutual benefit
   瓶颈制约 “bottleneck”restrictions
   平面设计师 graphic designer
   评头论足 nit-pick
   平抑(稳定)物价 stabilize commodity prices
   破釜沉舟 cut off all means of retreat; burn one‘s own way of retreat and be determined to fight to the end
   泼冷水 pour cold wate on the enthusiasm of; dampen the spirit of; throw a wet blanket over
   普遍优惠制 generalized preferential system; general system of preferences
   普通高等教育 regular higher education
   铺新摊子 launch new projects
   期初存货 opening stock
   启发式教学 heuristic education
   欺行霸市价格 forced quotation
   期货交易 deal in futures; futures business/trading; forward business
   期末存货 closing stock
   起跑器 block
   企业产权 property rights of enterprises
   企业孵化器 enterprise incubator
   企业集团 enterprise group
   企业上市 listing of a company
   企业效益 performance of enterprises
   企业转制 transformation of enterprise
   千代田寿险公司(日本) Chiyoda Mutual Life Insurance Co.
   千里之行始于足下 a thousand-li journey begins with the first step--the highest eminence is to be gained step by step
   前怕狼,后怕虎 fear the wolf in front and the tiger behind/ hesitate in doing something
   前事不忘,后事之师 Past experience, if not forgotten, is a guide for the future.
   牵头人 initiator
   签约仪式 signing ceremony
   抢得先机 take the preemptive opportunities
   强化班 intensive training class
   强龙难压地头蛇 Even a dragon (from the outside) finds it hard to control a snake in its old haunt - Powerful outsiders can hardly afford to neglect local bullies.
   强强联手 win-win co-operation
   枪手 1. gun shooter; 2. ghostwriter
   强硬派伊斯兰教徒 hard-line Islamist
   巧妇难为无米之炊 If you have no hand you can’t make a fist./ One can’t make bricks without straw.
   侨务 affairs concerning nationals residing abroad
   切入点 point of penetration; breakthrough point
   勤工俭学 part-work and part-study system; work-study program
   亲民党 People First Party
   勤政廉政建设 keep government functionaries honest and industrious
   氢弹 hydrogen bomb
   轻轨火车 light rail train
   清明节 Pure Bright Festival; Tomb Sweeping Day
   青少年犯罪 juvenile deliquency
   清算/结算 clearing /settlement
   清算银行 clearing bank
   情有独钟 show special preference (favor) to …
   求大同,存小异 seek common ground on major question while reserving differences on minor ones
   区位商业 location-based commerce
   区域经济 regional economies
   全方位外交 multi-faceted diplomacy
   权贵资本主义 crony capitalism
   全国人口普查 nationwide census
   全国人民代表大会常务委员会 the NPC Standing Committee
   全国卫生城市 National Hygienic City
   全景电影 cinepanoramic
   权力下放 delegate power to the lower levels; shift of power to the grassroots
   全面禁止和彻底销毁核武器 complete prohibition and thorough destruction nuclear weapons
   全民健身计划纲要 outline of the nationwide body-building plan
   全球变暖 global warming
   全球多边贸易体系 global system of multilateral trade
   券商 securities trader
   全天候 24-hour (service)
   拳头产品 competitive products; knock-out products; blockbuster
   权益回报率 returns on equity (ROE)
   全资企业 exclusively-invested enterprises
   裙带关系 networking through petticoat influence
   燃油附加税 bunker surcharge
   让利 surrender part of the profits
   热带风暴 Tropical Storm
   热核弹头 thermonuclear warhead
   人才高地 talent highland
   人才流失 brain drain
   人大代表 NPC member
   人逢喜事精神爽 Joy puts heart into a man.
   人浮于事 overstaff
   人工智能技术 artificial intelligence technology
   人海战术 huge-crowd strategy
   人际交往 human communication
   人口出生率 birth rate
   人口过剩 overpopulation
   人口素质 quality of population
   人类基因图谱 human genome
   人气 popularity
   人身保护令(状) habeas corpus
   人身意外保险 personal accident insurance
   人头税 poll tax
   任意球 free kick
   日本广播协会 NHK
   日本右翼势力 right-wing forces in Japan
   荣誉权 right of fame
   入境问俗,入乡随俗 When in Rome do as the Romans do.
   入网许可证 network access license
   软新闻 soft news
   瑞雪兆丰年 A timely snow promises a good harvest.
   弱势群体 disadvantageous groups
  首字母是 S 的词组共 246 个
   三八红旗手 woman pace-setter
   360度环幕电影 Circamara
   三产 tertiary industry
   三废(废气、废水、废渣) “three wastes”(waste gas, waste water and waste residues)
   三个代表 three represents theory (the Party must always represent the requirements of the development of China’s advanced productive forces, the orientation of the development of China’s advanced culture, and the fundamental interests of the overwhelming majority of the people in China.)
   《三国演义》 The Romance of the Three Kingdoms
   散户 retail / private investor
   三角恋爱 love triangle
   三来一补企业 “the enterprises that process raw materials on clients’ demands, assemble parts for the clients and process according to the clients’ samples; or engage in compensation trade.“
   三民主义 the Three People’s Principles (Nationalism, Democracy and the People’s Livelihood) put forward by Dr. Sun Yat-sen
   三陪 girls who provides illegal sexual services, esp. prostitute
   (西方的)三权分立 separation of executive, legislative, and judicial powers
   三通 “three direct links of trade, mail, and air and shipping services across the Taiwan Straits “
   三维电影 three-dimensional movie
   三无企业 “three-no-enterprises (It refers to enterprises with no capital, no plant, and no administrative structure.)“
   三下乡 “a program under which officials, doctors, scientist and college students go to the countryside to spread scientific and literacy knowledge and offer medical service to farmers“
   三字经 three-character scripture
   三自原则 principles of self-administration, self-support and self-propagation
   扫黄,打非 eliminate pornography and illegal publications
   扫尾工作 round-off work; wind-up work
   沙尘暴 sand storm; dust storm
   沙漠化 desertification
   刹住大吃大喝、公费旅游、铺张浪费的奢侈之风 put a stop to extravagance and waste (wining and dining of official guests,touring the country at public expenses)
   闪电战 blitz; lightning war
   闪客 flash
   煽情 arouse one’s enthusiasm or fervor
   上岗证 work license
   上海五国第六次峰会 “the sixth summit of ““Shanghai Five““ “
   商检局 Commodity Inspection Bureau
   上门服务 door-to-door service
   商品化 commercialization
   商品条码 bar code
   上市 to be listed
   上网 to get on the Internet, surf the net
   上新台阶 reach a new level; reach a higher stage of development
   商业存在(服务贸易) commercial presence
   商业网点 commodity network
   少数服从多数、下级服从上级、局部服从全体、全党服从中央 “the minority is subordinate to the majority, the lower level to the higher level, the part to the whole and the entire membership of the Party to the Central Committee “
   社会福利彩票 social welfare lotteries
   社会力量办学 running of schools by non-governmental sectors
   社会热点问题 hot spots of society
   社会治安情况 public security situation
   社会主义市场经济 socialist market economy
   社论 editorial
   蛇头 snakehead
   摄政王 acting king; prince regent
   申办城市 the bidding cities
   深加工 deep processing; further processing
   审时度势 size up the situation
   身体素质 physique; physical constitution
   身外之物 worldly possessions
   省会 provincial capital
   生计问题 bread-and butter issue
   《生死抉择》 Live or Die
   生态林 ecological forest
   生态农业 environmental-friendly agriculture
   生物圈 biosphere
   生意兴隆 Business flourishes
   申请破产保护 file for bankruptcy protection
   时不我待 Time and tide wait for no man.
   市场化 marketization
   市场营销学 marketing
   市场准入 market access
   试点项目 pilot project
   试管婴儿 test-tube baby
   实话实说 speak the plain truth; call a spade a spade; tell it as it is
   释迦牟尼 Sakyamuni
   世界奥林匹克日 the International Olympic Day
   世界观、人生观、价值观 world outlook; outlook on life; values
   失恋 be disappointed in love; be jilted
   视频点播 video on demand (VOD)
   世上无难事,只要肯攀登 “Where there is a will, there is a way. “
   实事求是 seek truth from facts; be practical and realistic; be true to facts
   世外桃源 a fictitious land of peace away from the turmoil of the world;
   实现小康目标 to achieve the goal of ensuring our people a relative comfortable life
   适销对路的产品 readily marketable products
   实行国民待遇 grant the national treatment to
   师兄弟 (senior and junior) fellow apprentice
   事业单位 public institution
   十一界三中全会 the Third Session of the Eleventh Central Committee of the Party
   试用期 probationary period
   施政纲领 administrative program
   市值 market capitalization
   首创精神 pioneering spirit
   首次上市(股票) IPO (Initial Public Offering)
   收购兼并 merger and acquisition
   售后服务 after-sale services
   手机入网费 mobile access fee
   收盘价 closing price
   瘦肉精(盐酸克伦特罗) clenobuterol hydrochloride
   寿司 sushi, a Japanese dish of rolls of cold rice flavoured and garnished
   授信额度 line of credit
   受灾群众 people afflicted by a natural disaster
   树立企业良好形象 foster a good and healthy company image
   枢纽工程 multi-purpose project or pivotal project
   刷卡,划卡 to punch the card; to stamp the card
   涮羊肉 instant-boiled mutton
   双重轨制 two-tier system ; double-track system 
   双刃剑 double-edged sword
   双向选择 “two-way selection, referring to employer and employee choosing each other in a job market“
   双赢局面 win-win situation
   《水浒传》 Heroes of the Marshes; Water Margins
   水墨画 Chinese brush drawing; ink and wash painting
   水土流失 soil erosion
   水下导弹 submarine-based missiles
   水涨船高 When the river rises, the boat floats high.
   说曹操,曹操到 Talk of the devil and he comes.
   四大金刚 Four Heavenly Guardians at the entrance to a Buddhism temple; Four Devarajas
   四个如何认识 (江泽民 在今年6月28日中央思想政治工作会议上发表的重要讲话中,提出并精辟阐述了如何认识社会主义发展的历史进程、如何认识资本主义发展的历史进程、如何认识我国社会主义改革实践过程对人们思想的影响、如何认识当今的国际环境和国际政治斗争带来的影响等当前直接影响干部群众思想活动的重大问题. ) “In his important address to the Central Ideological and Political Work Conference on June 28 this year, Party General Secretary Jiang Zemin expounds on how to understand the historical process of socialist development; how to understand the historical process of capitalist development; how to understand the impact of China’s socialist reform over the people’s thinking; how to understand the impact of the current international environment and political struggle.“
   四合院 courtyard dwellilngs; quadrangle dwellings
   私人企业 private enterprise
   四十不惑 Life begins at forty.
   死亡率 mortality
   四项基本原则 “the Four Cardinal Principles of adherence to the socialist road, the people’s democratic dictatorship, the leadership of the Communist Party of China, and Marxism-Leninism and Mao Zedong Thought“
   思乡曲 Nostalgia
   私营企业 privately-run enterprise
   死帐 uncollectible account, bad debt, bad loan
   (企业集团的)松散层 loose level (of an enterprise group)
   搜索引擎(计算机) search engine
   夙敌 “arch-rival
   素质教育 quality education
   随行就市 prices fluctuating in response to market conditions
   所得税 income tax
  首字母是 T 的词组共 133 个
   太空步 moonwalk
   太平洋舰队(美) Pacific Fleet
   台湾当局 the Taiwan authorities
   台湾同胞 Taiwan compatriots
   太阳浴 sun bath; insolation
   炭疽 anthrax
   摊牌 put/lay one’s card on the table
   探亲外交 family-visit diplomacy; relative-visiting diplomacy
   弹性工资 flexible pay
   唐老鸭 Donald Duck
   唐装 Tang suit
   套瓷 cotton up to
   韬光养晦 hide one’s capacities and bide one’s time
   套利 arbitrage
   逃票者 ticket evader
   逃税 tax evasion
   讨债公司 debt-collection company
   特别行政区 special administrative region
   特困行业和企业 industries and enterprises in dire straits
   特色电话机 feature phone
   特种债券 special bonds
   体改委 commission for economic restructuring
   提价 price hike
   替身演员 stunt man/woman; stand-in; double body
   体育彩票 sports lotteries
   天时、地利、人和 favorable climatic, geographical and human comditions; favorable objective adn subjective factors for success
   填鸭式教学 cramming method of teaching
   跳槽 job-hopping
   “跳进黄河洗不清” “eve if one jumped into the Yellow River, one can not wash oneself clean--there’s nothing one can do to clear one’s name “
   调侃 1.joke, tease; 2. chitchat, empty talk
   跳蚤市场 flea market
   铁哥们 faithful pal;buddies;sworn friend
   铁腕人物 strongman; iron-handed person
   贴现率 discount market
   停薪留职 retain one’s position with one’s salary suspended; obtain an indefinite leave of absence from one’s work unit
   厅长 head of a department (under a provincial government)
   统筹安排 comprehensive arrangement
   通存通兑 the banking procedure where deposits and withdrawals are processed at any branch bank
   同等学力申请硕士学位统考 general examination for applicants with education background equivalent to college graduates for master’s degree
   通货混合,鸡尾酒式货币 currency cocktail
   通货紧缩 deflation (of currency)
   同类产品 like product
   通商口岸 treaty port, trading port
   同乡会 an association of fellow provincials or townsmen
   统一市场 single market
   统一战线 united front
   筒子楼 tube-shaped apartment
   头寸紧 credit crunch; fund shortage
   偷渡者 stowaway
   透过现象看本质 see through the appearance to perceive the essence
   投机商号 bucket shop
   投手 pitcher
   偷税、骗税、逃税、抗税 “tax evasion, tax fraud, and refusal to pay taxes “
   投资风险 investment risk
   投资信心 investor confidence
   土地承包期 land contract period
   土地使用权 land-use right
   团队精神 team spirit; esprit de corps
   团身 bunch up the body
   退耕还林还牧 convert the land for forestry and pasture
   退市 delist (a listed company)
   托福考试 Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
   拖拉作风 dilatory style of work
   脱贫致富 “cast (shake, throw) off poverty and set out on a road to prosperity“
   脱手 release grip
   脱氧核糖核酸 deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)
   挖墙脚 undermine the foundation of sth.; cut the ground from under sb’s feet
   歪风邪气 unhealthy practices and evil phenomena
   外汇管理局 Administration of Exchange Control
   外交庇护 diplomatic asylum
   外交斡旋 diplomatic offices
   外卖 take-out
   外贸单证员 vouching clerk
   外企 foreign company
   外滩(上海) The Bund
   外向型经济 export-oriented economy
   外星人 extraterrestrial being (ET)
   外债 foreign debt; external debt
   万维网(计算机) World Wide Web(WWW)
   网虫 netter; Internet geek
   往返机票 return ticket; round-trip ticket
   网关 gateway
   网络出版 online publishing
   网络化 networking
   网络恐怖主义 Cyberterrorism
   网民 netizen; net citizen; cyber citizen
   网上交易平台 online trading platform
   王水 aqua regia
   望子成龙 hold high hopes for one’s child
   《围城》 A Surrounded City
   危房 dilapidated building
   伪君子 hypocrite; a wolf in sheep’s clothing
   唯利是图 draw water to one’s mill
   卫冕冠军 defending champion
   微软公司 Micorsoft Corporation
   威武之师,文明之师 mighty force and civilized force
   卫星导航 satellilte navigation
   温饱工程 bring-warmth fill-bellies project
   文本短信服务 SMS (Short Messaging Service)
   稳定压倒一切 Maintaining stability is of top priority
   文化底蕴 cultural deposits
   文科 liberal arts
   文明街道 model community
   温室气体 greenhouse gases
   问讯处 information office; inquiry desk
   物业公司 property management company
   屋顶花园 broof garden
   无缝网络 Seamless Network
   无公害蔬菜 “green“ vegetable
   五讲四美三热爱 the movement of “five stresses, four points of beauty and three loves“(The five stresses are: stress on decorum, manners, hygiene, discipline and morals. The four points of beauty are: beauty of the mind, language, behavior adn the enviornment. The three loves are: love of the motherland, socialism and the Communist Party.)
   乌拉圭回合 Uruguay Round
   物流 logistics; the interflow of goods and materials
   屋漏又逢连阴雨 Misfortunes never come singly. When it rains it pours.
   无人售票 self-service ticketing
   无线应用协议 WAP(wireless application protocol)
   无土栽培 soil-less cultivation
   无息贷款 interest-free loan
   (船只或飞机发出的)无线电求救呼号 a mayday call
   无形资产 Intangible Assets
   物业公司 property management company
   物以类聚,人以群分 Birds of a feather flock together.
   无源之水,无本之木 water without a source, and a tree wiithout roots
   物质文明建设和精神文明建设一起抓 pay attention to ethical as well as material progress
   无中生有 make/create something out of nothing
  首字母是 X 的词组共 162 个
   西电东送 transmit the electricity from the western areas to East China; West-East electricity transmission project
   细菌战 germ war
   西气东输 transmit the natural gas from the western areas to East China; West-East natural gas transmission project
   吸取世界文明成果 assimilate the achievements of civilzations the world over
   息事宁人 pour oil on troubled waters
   吸收游资 absorb idle fund
   《西厢记》 The Romance of West Chamber
   夕阳产业 sunset industry
   喜忧参半 mingled hope and fear
   下放权力给 delegating the management of ... (to ...)
   下岗职工基本生活费 subsistence allowances for laid-off workers
   下网 off line
   下载(计算机) downloading
   现场直播 live broadcast
   宪法修正案 amendments to the Constitution
   县改市 county upgraded to city
   县级市 county-level city
   嫌贫爱富 despise the poor and curry favor with the rich
   闲散资金 scattered funds
   险胜 “cliff-hanging win, narrow victory, nose out“
   先下手为强 catch the ball before the bound
   限制战略武器会谈 strategic arms limitation talks( SALT)
   香港明天更好基金会 Better Hong Kong Foundation
   香格里拉 Shangri-la
   项目立项 approve and initiate a project
   项目预算 project budget
   向钱看 “mammonism, put money above all“
   乡统筹,村提留 fees paid by farmers for overall township planning and village reserve
   乡镇企业 township enterprises
   小道消息 hearsay
   消费结构 pattern of consumption
   消费信贷 consumer credit services
   消费者物价指数 consumer price index
   小金库 a private coffer
   小康之家 well-off family; comfortably-off family
   小农经济 small-scale peasant economy; autarkical small-scale farming
   销售景气指数 sales index
   小型核武器 Mini-nukes
   宵夜 a stoke of midnight
   效益农业 profitable agriculture
   小组讨论 panel discussions/group discussions
   邪教 heathendom
   协调世界时 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)
   新宠 new favorite
   (翻译)信、达、雅 “faithfulness, expressiveness and taste“
   信得过产品 trustworthy product
   新干线 “the Shinkansen, bullet train“
   新婚市场(指买卖兴旺的市场) bridal market
   新石器时代 the Neolithic Age; New Stone Age’
   信息产业部电信管理局 Telecommunication Management Bureau of Ministry of Information Industry
   信息高地 information highland
   信息革命 information revolution
   信息化 informationize
   心想事成 May all your wish come true
   新新人类 New Human Being;X Generation
   新兴市场 emerging market
   信用紧缩 credit crunch
   信用文化 credit culture
   性别歧视 sexual/gender discrimination
   形而上学 metaphysics
   星火计划 Spark Program
   星期日泰晤士报 the Sunday Times
   行使否决权 exercise the veto
   行头 theatrical costumes (and paraphernalia)
   形象小姐 / 先生 image representative of a product or a brand
   行政诉讼 administrative proceedings
   许可证制度 license granting mechanisms
   虚拟网 virtual net
   蓄势而发 accumulate strength for a take-off
   悬而未决的问题 outstanding question
   选举人票 electoral vote
   选美 beauty contest
   学而优则仕 (a Confucian slogan for education) a good scholar can become an official; he who excels in study can follow an official career
   削减战略核武器会谈 strategic arms reduction talks (START)
   学生处 students’ affairs division
   学时 credit hours
   巡航导弹 cruise missile
   寻呼小姐 operators who work with paging centers
   巡回招聘 milk round
   徇私枉法 bend the law for the benefit of relatives or friends
   循序渐进 step by step
  首字母是 Y 的词组共 203 个
   鸦片战争 Opium War
   亚太经合组织经济领导人会议 AELM (APEC Economic Leaders Meeting)
   亚太经合组织工商咨询理事会会议 ABAC Meeting (APEC Business Advisory Council Meeting)
   亚太经济合作组织 APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation)
   亚洲金融危机 financial crisis in Asia
   压轴戏 grand finale; last and best item on a theatrical program
   严打斗争 “Strike-Hard Operation, campaign to crack down relentlessly on criminal activities“
   研究成果 research results
   研究生成绩考试(美) Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
   言情小说 romantic fiction; sentimental novel
   严以律己,宽以待人 be strict with oneself and lenient towards others
   养老保险 endowment insurance
   养路费 road toll
   洋务运动 Westernization Movement
   摇头丸 dancing outreach
   液晶显示屏 liquid crystal display (LCD)
   业内人士 insider
   业绩报表 earning report
   易爆发战争的地区 war-prone areas
   遗传工程 genetic engineering
   一次性筷子 throwaway chopsticks
   一大二公 (concerning the people’s commune) large in size and collective in nature
   一刀切 cut it even at one stroke--make it rigidly uniform; impose uniformity in all cases; allow no flexibility
   移动办公 mobile officing
   移动通讯 mobile communication
   依法治国 manage state affairs according to law; run state affairs according to law
   一帆风顺 Wishing you every success
   一个中心,两个基本点 one central task, two basic points
   一国两制 “One country, two systems“
   一级戒备 highest alert
   溢价 premium
   以经济建设为中心 focusing on the central task of economic construction
   易拉罐 pop can
   一揽子购买 lump-sum purchase; basket purchase
   医疗保险 medical insurance
   医疗制度改革 reform of the medicare system
   薏米 seed of Job’s tears
   一切向钱看 money-oriented
   以人为本 people oriented; people foremost
   以身作则,廉洁奉公 set a good example and perform duties honestly
   一式两联 (receipt or invoice) in duplicate
   伊斯兰抵抗运动,简称 Hamas
   以......为龙头 the leading role
   义务教育 compulsory education
   意向书 letter of intent
   义演 benefit performance; charity performance
   一言既出,驷马难追 A real man never goes back on his words.
   一支接一支不停地抽烟 chain smoke
   以质量求发展 strategy of development through quality; win the market with quality products
   因材施教 teach students according to their aptitude
   因地制宜,合理分工,各展所长,优势互补,共同发展的原则 proceed in the light of local conditions and in accordance with a rational division of labor, with all the regions exploiting their own parricular advantages for mutual benefit and development
   引渡 extradite
   银行代收费 deposit payment at bank
   印花税 stamp duty / tax
   音频点播 AOD (audio-on-demand)
   隐形飞机 stealth aircraft
   隐性就业 unregistered employment
   隐形牧人 invisible income; off-payroll income
   硬道理 “absolute principle, top priority“
   英国文化委员会 British Council of Culture
   赢利能力 profitability
   硬通货 hard currency
   英雄所见略同 Great minds think alike.
   营业税 turnover tax; business tax
   影子内阁 shadow cabinet
   邮递协议 Post Office Protocol (POP)
   有个奔头 have something to look forward to; have somehthing to expect
   友好大使 the Goodwill Ambassador
   优化经济结构 optimize the economic structure
   优化资源配置 optimize the allocation of resources
   优惠贷款 loans on favorable terms
   游乐场过山车 roller coaster
   有理,有利,有节 on just grounds, to one’s advantage and with restraint; with good reason, with advantage and with restraint
   有情人终成眷属 “Jack shall have Jill, all shall be well.“
   优势互补 (of two countries or companies) have complementary advantages
   犹太人定居点 Jewish settlement
   有线通 cable modem
   有缘千里来相会 Separated as we are thousands of miles apart, we come together as if by predestination.
   幼稚工业 infant industry
   有中国特色的社会主义道路 road of socialism with Chinese characteristics
   游资 idle money / fund; floating capital
   预防为主,谁污染谁治理和强化环境管理三大政策 three major principles for environment control: to put prevention first, to hold those who cause pollution responsible for cleaning up and to improve environmental protection and management
   与国际市场接轨 integrate with the world market; become integrated into the global market
   育龄妇女 women of child-bearing age
   舆论导向 direction of public opinion
   鱼米之乡 a land of milk and honey
   域名(计算机) domain name (DN)
   欲穷千里目,更上一层楼 “to ascend another storey to see a thousand miles further; Ascend further, were you to look farther; Would eye embrace a thousand miles? Go up, one flight.“
   欲速则不达 Haste does not bring success.
   预算外支出 off-budget expenditure
   原产地保护 protection of place of origin
   远程教育 distance learning
   圆寂 Parinirvana
   冤家宜解不宜结 Better make friends than make enemies.
   远景计划 long-term development targets
   原始股 original issue stock
   元宵节 Lantern Festival
   援藏干部 cadres sent to support/aid Tibet
   越境污染 trans-frontier pollution
   晕菜 numbed; dumbfounded
   运输机 cargo planes
   再贷款 re-lending; subloan
   再就业服务中心 re-employment service center
   宰(客) to swindle money out of our customers
   宰人 rip off
   再生纸 recycled writing paper
   在线(计算机) on-line
   在职博士生 on-job doctorate
   在字面上兜圈子 festoons of words
   赃款赃物 proceeds of crime
   造假帐 falsified accounts
   造林运动 afforestation drive (campaign)
   噪声治理 noise abatement
   责任编辑 editor in charge
   增加信任,减少麻烦,发展合作,不搞对抗 enhance trust, reduce trouble, develop cooperation and avoid confrontation
   增强型短信服务 EMS (Enhanced Message Service)
   渣打银行 The Chartered Bank
   斋月(伊斯兰教) Ramadan/ month of fast
   债权转股权 debt-for-equity swap
   站得住脚 hold water
   战斧式巡航导弹 Tomahawk cruise missile
   沾光 benefit from one’s association
   战略伙伴关系 strategic partnership
   站票 standing-room-only ticket
   占着茅坑不拉屎 be a dog in the manger
   掌上电脑 palm pilot
   招标投标制 the system of public bidding for project
   招股说明书 prospectus
   招商局 China Merchants Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. (China Merchants)
   招生就业指导办公室 enrolment and vocation guidance office
   折旧费 depreciation charge
   珍爱之人或物 apple of one’s eyes
   震感 seismaesthesia, feel of the earthquake(tremor)
   真空包装 vacuum packing
   真善美 the true, the good and the beautiful; truth, good and beauty
   振兴经济 revitalize the economy
   震源 focus (of an earthquake), seismic origin
   震中烈度 epicentral intensity
   政策倾斜 policy support
   政策性亏损 policy-related losses; losses incurred due to policy decisions
   政策银行 policy banks
   争端解决机构 dispute settlement body
   政府采购 government procurement
   政府干预 government intervention
   政府廉洁高效 a clean and efficient government
   政府特殊津贴获得者 winner of special government allowance
   政府职能转变 transform/shift the government functions
   正气 uprightness; integrity; probity; rectitude
   政企分开 separate government functions from enterprise management
   证券监督管理委员会 securities supervision commission
   正式会计师 Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
   政务公开 make government affairs public
   政治合格,军事过硬,作风优良, 纪律严明,保障有力 “be qualified politically and competent militarily, have a fine style of work, maintain strict discipline and be assured of adequate logistical support“
   政治体制改革 political restructuring
   证券交易委员会 Securities and Exchange Commission
   直播 “live broadcast, live telecast“
   只读存储器 read-only-memory (ROM)
   支付能力 payment capacity
   制海权 command of the sea
   知己知彼,百战不殆 Know the enemy and know yourself, and you can fight a hundred battles with no danger of defeat.
   直接三通与双向交流 three direct links (mail, air and shipping services and trade) and bilateral exchanges
   制空权 air space control; air supremacy; command of the air; air mastery; air domination
   治理整顿 improve the environment and rectify the order; improvement and rectification
   质量管理 quality control
   质量守恒定律 law of conservation of mass
   智囊团、思想库 the brain trust;think tank
   掷钱猜先 toss
   纸上谈兵 be an armchair strategist
   知识经济 knowledge-based economy
   知识就是力量 Knowledge is power.
   知识转让 transfer of knowledge
   职务发明 on-duty invention
   植物群落 plant community
   直辖市 municipality directly under the Central Government
   滞销商品 unmarketable goods
   职业高中(职高) vocational high school
   职业经理人 professional manager
   支原体 mycoplasma
   支柱产业 pillar / cornerstone industry
   重点发展 prioritize
   中东和平进程 the Middle East peace process
   中关村科技园区 Zhongguancun Science and Technology Park
   中国电信 China Telecom
   中国结 Chinese knot
   中国联通公司 China Unicom
   中国新经济峰会 China New Economy Summit
   中国沿海专属经济区 China’s exclusive economic waters
   中国预防医学科学院 the Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine
   中国证券监督管理委员会 China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC)
   重合同、守信用的原则 the principle of equality and mutual benefit and “honoring contracts adn standing by reputation“
   《中华人民共和国消费者权益保护法》 Law of the People’s Republic of China on the Protection of Consumers’ Rights and Interests
   《中华人民共和国领海及毗连区法》 The Law on China’s Territorial Waters and Their Contiguous Areas
   中华医学会 Chinese Medical Association
   众口难调 It is difficult to cater to all tastes.; One man’s meat is another man’s poison.
   中流砥柱 mainstay; chief cornerstone
   中美战略核武器互不瞄准对方 non-targeting strategic nuclear weapons against each other
   (股票的)中签率 lot winning rate
   中山装 Chinese tunic suit
   终身职务制 life-long tenure
   众矢之的 target of public criticism
   (美国)中下层南方共和党人 pickup-truck Republican
   中型商用飞机 mid-size G200 business jets
   中央国家机关 China’s State organs
   中央经济工作会议 the Central Economic Working Conference
   中央商务区 central business district (CBD)
   中央综治委“严打”整治斗争检查组 Strike-hard Campaign Inspection Group of Central Committee for Comprehensive Management of Public Security.
   种植业 crop farming
   重灾区 the harder-hit area
   主办2008年奥运会 host the 2008 Olympic Games
   诸边协议 plurilateral agreement
   注册资本 registered capital
   住房分配货币化进程 capitalization process of housing distribution/allocation
   驻港部队 People’s Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong
   助跑 “approach run, run-up“
   主权豁免 sovereign immunity
   主体思想 (DPRK) Juche Idea
   主页 home page
   抓大放小 to invigorate large enterprises while relaxing control over small ones; focus on the restructuring of major enterprises and leave minor ones to fend for themselves
   抓住机遇,深化改革,扩大开放,促进发展,保持稳定 seize the current opportunity, deepen the reform, open China wider to the outside world, promote development and maintain stability
   转败为胜 turn the tables (on someone)
   转轨 transfer to a different track; retracking
   转化机制 (of State-owned enterprises) to shift to new management mechanisms
   转基因食品 GM food (genetically modified food)
   专利产品,仿冒必究 patented product(s), counterfeiting not allowed
   专门的营销机构 market boards
   (重要而难懂的)专门术语 buzzword ; jargon
   专升本 upgrade from junior college student to university student; students with the diploma of junior college try to obtain the undergraduate diplomat through self-taught study
   专属经济区 exclusive economic zone
   专题报道 special coverage
   专业化分工 division of labor based on specialization
   转移支付 transfer payment
   追潮族 fashion follower
   追赶型和跨越式发展 pursuant and leap-forward development
   坠落的残骸、碎片 falling debris
   追星族 star fan; groupie
   准博士 all but dissertation (ABD)
   资本额过多 overcapalisation
   资本外逃 capital flight
   资产保值增值 maintain and increase the value of assets; maintenance and appreciation of assets value
   资产重组 reorganized assets; assets reorganization
   资产阶级自由化 bourgeois liberalization
   资产调控 assets control
   自动柜员机 automatic teller machine (ATM)
   自费留学 go to study abroad at one’s own expense
   资金划拨 capital allocation
   自律机制 the self-discipline system
   自然保护区 natural reserve; nature preservation zone
   自然资源保护区 natural resource protection areas
   自学成才 become well-educated through self-study
   自营 self-run
   自由港 free-trade port,free port
   自由流通 free flow
   自由职业者 professionals
   资源优化配置 most optimum distribution of resources
   《资治通鉴》 History as a Mirror
   自助银行 self-help bank
   自作自受 stew in one’s own juice
   综合国力 comprehensive national strength
   综合授信 comprehensive credit line
   综合业务数字网 ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network)
   (农产品)综合支持量 AMS (Aggregate Measurement of Support)
   综合指数 composite index
   (各州推选组成的)总统选举团 electoral college
   走过场 go through the motions
   走上良性发展的轨道 going on the track of sound progress
   阻碍司法 obstruction of justice
   最低工资保障制度 minimum wage guarantee system
   祖国和平统一大业 peaceful reunification of the motherland
   最不发达国家 LDCs (Least-developed countries)
   最后的投票 make the final vote
   最终用户 end user
   左倾 pinko
   左右为难 between the devil and the deep blue sea; between the rock and the hard place

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