夕阳产业 sunset industry 西部大开发 Western Development 西电东送 transmit the electricity from western areas to East China; West-East electricity transmission project 西气东输 transmit natural gas from western areas to East China; West-East natural gas transmission project 西洋景 Peep Show 吸取世界文明成果 assimilate the achievements of civilzations the world over 吸收存款 deposit-taking 吸收游资 absorb idle fund 希望工程 Hope Project 息事宁人 pour oil on troubled waters 稀缺经济 scarcity economy 洗礼 baptism 洗钱 money laundering 喜忧参半 mingled hope and fear 细菌战 germ war 下放权力给 delegating the management of …(to …) 下岗职工 laid-off workers 下岗职工基本生活费 subsistence allowances for laid-off workers 下海 plunge into the commercial sea 下网 off line 下游行业 downstream industry 下载(计算机) downloading 夏至 Summer Solstice 先发制人战略 pre-emptive strategy 先入为主 First impressions are firmly entrenched. 先下手为强 catch the ball before the bound 闲散资金 scattered funds 嫌贫爱富 despise the poor and curry favor with the rich 险胜 cliff-hanging win, narrow victory, nose out 县改市 county upgraded to city 县级市 county-level city 现场直播 live broadcast 现代企业制度 modern-enterprise system; modern-corporate system 现代中药产业化 modern production of traditional Chinese medicines 现货交易 cash market transactions; spot transactions 现金流量 cash flow 现身说法 warn people by taking oneself as an example 线下商贸运作 offline business operation 限制战略武器会谈 strategic arms limitation talks( SALT) 宪法修正案 amendments to the Constitution 乡统筹,村提留 fees paid by farmers for overall township planning and village reserve 乡镇企业 township enterprises 相亲 blind date 香港明天更好基金会 Better Hong Kong Foundation 香港特别行政区 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region(HKSAR) 香格里拉 Shangri-la 香榭里舍大街 avenue des champs-elyses 享乐主义 hedonism 向钱看 mammonism, put money above all 项目立项 approve and initiate a project 项目申报 project application 项目预算 project budget 项目支持 project support 像热锅上的蚂蚁 like an ant on a hot pan 削减战略核武器会谈 strategic arms reduction talks (START) 宵夜 a stoke of midnight 消费结构 pattern of consumption 消费税 consumption tax 消费信贷 consumer credit services 消费者权益日 International Day for Consumers' Rights and Interests 消费者物价指数 consumer price index 消费者协会 consumers' association 销售景气指数 sales index 销项税 output tax 小巴 minibus 小道消息 hearsay 小而全 small and all-inclusive 小金库 a private coffer 小康 a comfortable level of living; a better-off life; moderate prosperity 小康之家 well-off family; comfortably-off family 小灵通 Little Smart 小农经济 small-scale peasant economy; autarkical small-scale farming 小时工 hourly worker 小型核武器 Mini-nukes 小组讨论 panel discussions/group discussions 效率优先,兼顾公平 give priority to efficiency with due consideration to fairness 效益工资 achievements-related wages; wages based on benefits 效益农业 profitable agriculture 校训 school motto 校园数字化 campus digitalization 校园文化 campus culture 协调世界时 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) 邪恶轴心 axis of evil 邪教 heathendom 斜拉索桥 stayed-cable bridge 写真集 photo album 心理素质 psychological quality 心想事成 May all your wish come true 心心相印, 精神感应 telesthesia 心照不宣 have a tacit understanding; give tacit consent; tacit understanding 新宠 new favorite 新的经济增长点 new point for/ sources of economic growth 新干线 the Shinkansen, bullet train 新官上任三把火 a new broom sweeps clean 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' 新网通 new Netcom 新新人类 New Human Being; X Generation 新兴市场 emerging market 新秀 up-and-coming star, rising star 信贷支持 credit aid 信得过产品 trustworthy product 信息产业部电信管理局 Telecommunication Management Bureau of Ministry of Information Industry 信息港 inforport; cyber port 信息高地 information highland 信息高速公路 information superhighway 信息革命 information revolution 信息含量 information content 信息化 informationize 信息检索 information retrieval 信用紧缩 credit crunch 信用危机 credit crisis 信用文化 credit culture 星火计划 Spark Program 星期日泰晤士报 the Sunday Times 星球大战计划 Star Wars Program 刑法 penal code; criminal law 行使否决权 exercise the veto 行头 theatrical costumes (and paraphernalia) 行政审批制度 administrative approval system 行政诉讼 administrative proceedings 形成全方位、多层次、宽领域的开放格局 form an all-directional, multi-layered and wide-ranging opening pattern 形而上学 metaphysics 形式主义 formalism 形象小姐/先生 image representative of a product or a brand 性别歧视 sexual/gender discrimination 性价比 cost performance 虚报盈利 inflate profits 虚假帐务 deceptive accounting 虚开增值税发票 write false value added tax invoices 虚拟存款 window-dressing deposits 虚拟人 visual human 虚拟网 virtual net 虚拟银行 virtual bank 虚心使人进步,骄傲使人落后 Modesty helps one go forward, whereas conceit makes one lag behind. 许可证制度 license granting mechanisms 蓄势而发 accumulate strength for a take-off 悬而未决的问题 outstanding question 选举权和被选举权 the right to vote and the right to be elected 选举人票 electoral vote 选举人制 electoral system 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 学分 credit points 学历教育 education with record of formal schooling 学生处 students' affairs division 学生减负 alleviate the burden on students 学时 credit hours 熏青鱼 a red herring 寻呼小姐 operators who work with paging centers 巡航导弹 cruise missile 巡回医疗 medical tour 巡回招聘 milk round 循序渐进 step by step 徇私枉法 bend the law for the benefit of relatives or friends 徇私舞弊 bend the law for personal gain and engage in fraud 寻呼台 paging centers Y. 业主 home owner