English-Chinese dictionary

Find an English-Chinese translation in the English to Chinese dictionary by entering a word to translate in the field above. You can also enter a Chinese word since both sides of the online dictionary are searched. Should the English or Chinese word you searched for have too many translation results in the English-Chinese dictionary there are optional filters you can use. Refine your search by changing the settings for region, grammar, style and more.

Search the English-Chinese dictionary by letter

Click on a letter from the list below to view all words and phrases included in the English-Chinese dictionary. Use this function to browse the Chinese dictionary manually. To visit the English-Chinese dictionary page for a word and see all Chinese translations as well as relevant synonyms simply click on the link.

Verify English to Chinese translation

Users are adding new Chinese translations to the English-Chinese dictionary all the time. The most recent translations are shown here. Use the verifying utility to let us know which English to Chinese translations should be added to the dictionary and which shouldn't. If you catch a mistake you can also suggest that an alteration be made.






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保税区 {noun} [econ.] [China] [tech.]

Free Trade Zone {noun} [econ.]



求醫癖 {noun} [med.] [China]

munchausen {noun} [med.] [Amer.]



shemeya [slg.]





Big scales


Suggest new English to Chinese translation

Are there any words which translate differently depending on the Chinese region? If you know any Chinese translations we are missing you can add them to the dictionary using the two fields for English and Chinese here.


Latest word suggestions by users: Christmas market, fried chicken leg, tap water, ingle lens reflex camera, mobile game (more)

Why participate?

Join us and other bab.la users and help create the world's premier free English-Chinese online dictionary. Both English and Chinese are developing as languages. The English to Chinese translations, therefore, will also develop and change. You can help out in keeping the dictionary up to date by adding your own Chinese translations. Whenever a new English or Chinese expression is suggested for inclusion in the dictionary it gets tagged as unverified. This means it will still show up in the search results from the English-Chinese dictionary, but that other users are aware it may not be 100% accurate. Only after 10 bab.la users have had their say by voting the word as right will it be incorporated with the dictionary and database.
To avoid missing out on any fun register with us today. Registered users earn points and compete for the top position on the world ranking. Any participation like suggesting new Chinese translations will earn a user points. Not sure about an English to Chinese translation? Then why not ask other bab.la users a question in the English-Chinese forum? Here language lovers discuss everything from English-Chinese translation to grammar and anything else that is related to the Chinese language.

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