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Glossary of Chinese newspaper words and expressions

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据悉
It is said that...
获悉
to have received information that...
透露
to disclose, reveal
此间
here
会见
to meet (officials of the same level)
接见
to meet (sb of lower level)
拜见
to meet (sb of higher position)
谒见
to visit (sb of higher position)
一行
one's party
会晤
to meet
随行人员
attachés
伉俪
husband and wife (honorific)
话别
to talk with a guest who will leave soon
饯行
to give a farewell dinner
临别
before parting
在座
to be present
致函
to write a letter to
照会
(a government) delivers a letter to a government of another country
临行
before leaving
备忘录
memorandum
白皮书
white paper
声明
statement
最后通牒
ultimatum
最惠国
the most-favoured nations
中立国
neutral state
行径
(bad) behaviour
指控
to accuse, charge
率先
initiatively
挑起
to start (a conflict)
事端
incident
争端
conflict
离任
to leave one's position
到任
to arrive at one's post (diplomat)
挑衅
to provoke
国书
credentials
公海
high seas
主权
sovereign rights
领土
territory
领海
territorial waters
领空
territorial airs
大使
ambassador
公使
envoy
参赞
councillor
临时代办
chargé d'affaires ad interim
领事
consul
双边
bilateral
多边
multilateral
霸权主义
hegemony
单方面
unilateral
沙文主义
chauvinism
陛下
Your/His/Her Majesty
阁下
Your/His/Her Excellency
殿下
Your/His/Her Royal Highness
邦交
to establish diplomatic relations
与会
to participate in a meeting
出席
to attend a meeting
列席
to participate in a meeting as an informal attendant
政局
political situation
示威
demonstration
罢工
strike
暴动
rebellion
暴乱
riot
骚乱
turmoil
暴徒
gangsters, ruffians, thugs, hoodlums, vandals
政变
coup d'Etat
兵变
mutiny
组阁
to form a cabinet
全民公决
plebiscite
民意测验
public opinion poll
弹劾
to impeach
朝野
governing party and opposition
杯葛
to boycott

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