English Sentence:

He was awarded a knighthood in recognition of his contribution to democracy.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

他因對民主的貢獻而被授予爵位。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

他因对民主的贡献而被授予爵位。

Pinyin:

ta1 yin1 dui4 min2 zhu3 de5 gong4 xian4 er2 bei4 shou4 yu3 jue2 wei4.

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1. he 2. him 3. his 4. other, some other

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yīn

1. cause, reason 2. because, due to

Here: because, due to

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duì

1. for, to 2. right, correct 3. a couple, a pair 4. opposite position, facing 5. to match together 6. to adjust 7. to fit, to suit 8. (a measure word for couples or pairs of objects or people) 9. to answer, to reply

Here: for, to

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民主   民主

mín zhǔ

1. democratic 2. democracy

Here: democratic

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de

1. of (possessive particle) 2. (adjectival ending) 3. (used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis) 4. (used to form a nominal expression)

Here: of (possessive particle)

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貢獻   贡献

gòng xiàn

1. to contribute, to dedicate 2. contribution

Here: to contribute, contribution

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ér

1. but, however 2. and, and so, as well as 3. and then

Here: and then

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bèi

1. (passive indicator) 2. quilt, duvet

Here: (passive indicator)

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授予   授予

shòu yǔ

[formal] to grant, to award, to confer

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爵位   爵位

jué wèi

knighthood, rank of nobility, title of nobility

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