1.Budget deficit:财政赤字,是指一国政府在每一财政年度开始之初,总会制定一个当年的财政预算方案,若实际执行结果收入大于支出,为财政赢余,支出大于收入的经济现象,就叫作财政赤字。

2.Countervailing duty: 继续阅读对外经济贸易大学2019年翻译硕士MTI真题及参考答案


I. Directions: Translate the following words, abbreviations or terminology into their target language respectively.  (30′)

NGO:非政府组织(Non-Governmental Organization)

GATT:关贸总协定(General Agreement On Tariffs And Trade)

UNESCO:联合国教科文组织(United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization) 继续阅读山东大学2016年翻译硕士MTI真题及答案




  Merriam-webster on Tuesday named the personal pronoun “they” as its word of the year, marking the growing use of the ancient plural personal pronoun to refer to individuals whose gender identity is not binary.


  The dictionary says word of the year is chosen based on data: searches for “they” on merriam-webster’s website and app increased 313 percent in 2019 over the previous year. Last year’s word of the year was “justice”, while in 2017 it was “feminism”.

  韦氏词典总编辑彼得·索科洛夫斯基(Peter Sokolowski)说,公众对词汇的兴趣通常是由重大新闻事件驱动的。今年其他一些获得了较高搜索量的词语包括quid pro quo(交换条件)和impeachment(弹劾),这些都与政治头条新闻相关。

  Peter Sokolowski, merriam-webster’s editor-in-chief, said public interest in words is often driven by big news events. Other terms that received high searches this year included quid pro quo and impeachment, all of which were linked to political headlines.


  But it’s not often that practical terms like they get a buzz. It may reflect curiosity and confusion about the increasing use of pronouns from non-binary groups.

  许多美国人,尤其是年长的美国人在发现人们把they用作单数人称代词时,会感到有些困惑。“对于那些没有跟上形势的人,他们会这样抱怨,”韦氏词典在一篇博客文章中写道。 “将they用作不特指性别的代词是不合语法的,因为they是复数代词。”

  Many americans, especially older ones, are somewhat puzzled to find that they are used as singular personal pronouns. “For those who don’t keep up, they complain,” merriam-webster wrote in a blog post. “Using they as gender-neutral pronouns is ungrammatical because they are plural pronouns.”

  但是对于那些性别认同非二元的个人来说,被称为“他”或“她”是不准确的。皮尤研究中心(Pew Research)去年秋天进行的一项调查显示,超过三分之一的美国青少年和20出头的年轻人认识使用性别中立代词的人。这个数字是40岁左右的人的两倍,是50和60岁人的三倍。

  But for individuals whose gender identity is not binary, being called “he” or “she” is not accurate. More than a third of American teenagers and 20-somethings know someone who USES gender-neutral pronouns, according to a Pew Research survey last fall. That’s twice as many as people in their 40s and three times as many as people in their 50s and 60s.


  Efforts to justify other gender identities have triggered new pronouns on social media profiles and email signatures. Recently, some states and municipalities have added an “X” option to their identity documents for people who are not of the binary gender, an option previously limited to “M” (male) and “F” (female). In addition, lawmakers in at least six states have pushed for the use of the singular in judicial practice this year, according to the New York times.


  Merriam-webster added a definition of singular personal pronouns to its entry for “they”, which refers to people of a non-binary gender, and noted that the use of the singular “they” to refer to non-binary individuals is increasingly common in publishing, editing and social media.


  To elaborate on this, merriam-webster cites a recent New York times article:

  周二,韦氏词典援引2019年的几则新闻来解释促使人们搜索they一词的好奇心。在众议院司法委员会的一次听证会上,议员普拉米拉·贾亚帕(Pramila Jayapal)表示,they是她孩子的代词。歌手山姆·史密斯(Sam Smith)宣布其代词是they和them。美国心理学会(American Psychological Association)建议在学术写作中使用单数形式的they来指代性别未知者,或那些自己使用they的人。

  On Tuesday, merriam-webster cited several news stories from 2019 to explain the curiosity that drives searches for the word they. At a hearing of the house judiciary committee, lawmaker Pramila Jayapal said they were her children’s pronouns. The singer Sam Smith announced that his pronouns were they and them. The American Psychological Association recommends using the singular form “they” in academic writing to refer to people of unknown gender or to those who use them themselves.


  What’s interesting about this, as a language lover, is that we’re seeing social factors directly influence the transformation of language, sokolowski said. “The effect is something we know intuitively, but rarely as clearly as we see in this case.”

牛津词典2019年度词汇:气候紧急状态( climate emergency )

  The Oxford Dictionaries listed the “climate emergency” as the 2019 annual vocabulary, which was selected from a list of all environmentally relevant vocabulary candidates, including “climate action”. (climate action), “climate denial” (denying climate change), “eco-anxiety” (ecological anxiety), “extinction” (extinction) and “flight shame” (flight shame).

《牛津词典》(Oxford Dictionaries)将“climate emergency”(气候紧急状态)列为2019年年度词汇,它是从一份全部同环境有关的词汇候选名单中选出的,其中还包括“climate action”(气候行动)、“climate denial”(否认气候变化)、“eco-anxiety”(生态焦虑)、“extinction”(灭绝)和“flight shame”(飞行羞辱)。 继续阅读


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Section 1 English-Chinese Translation (50 points)

Translate the following two passages into Chinese.

Passage 1

You’ve temporarily misplaced your cell phone and anxiously retrace your steps to try to find it. Or perhaps you never let go of your phone—it’s always in your hand, your pocket, or your bag, ready to be answered or consulted at a moment’s notice. When new models come out, you feel bad about saying goodbye to your electronic pal. 继续阅读CATTI英语笔译实务(2级)2017年11月考试真题与答案


Section 1: English-Chinese Translation (50 points)

It was just one word in one email, but it triggered huge financial losses for a multinational company.

The message, written in English, was sent by a native speaker to a colleague for whom English was a second language. Unsure of the word, the recipient found two contradictory meanings in his dictionary. He acted on the wrong one. 继续阅读CATTI英语笔译实务(3级)2017年11月考试真题与参考译文