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Traditional
Pīnyīn
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HSK
to practice fraud / to cheat / to engage in corrupt practices
HSK 6
systemic problem (sometimes refers specifically to corrupt practices)
HSK 6
malady / evil / malpractice / drawback / disadvantage
HSK 6
pros and cons / merits and drawbacks / advantages and disadvantages
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detriment / fraud / harm / defeat
scandal
ills of the day / contemporary problems
to engage in fraud
malpractice / long-running abuse
age-old (malpractice) / long established (corrupt practices) / deeply rooted (superstition)
to abuse one's position for personal gain (idiom)
to promote what is useful and get rid of what is harmful (idiom)
anti-fraud / anti-cheating / preventing wrongdoing
long-standing abuse / continuing fraud
to hit home on the evils of the day (idiom); fig. to hit a current political target / to hit the nub of the matter
to remedy defects and correct errors (idiom); to rectify past mistakes
All the ill effects appear. (idiom)
malpractice / abuse / corrupt practice
fraudulent practice
variant of 凋敝
to have many advantages and no disadvantages
to strongly criticize the evils of the day
to have both advantages and disadvantages
to weigh the pros and cons (idiom)


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