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otherwise; if not; or (else)
  *则* | 则* | *则
(literary) (conjunction used to express contrast with a previous clause) but; then / (bound form) standard; norm / (bound form) principle / (literary) to imitate; to follow / classifier for written items
rule / regulation / rules and regulations
principle / doctrine / CL: 個|个
norm / standard / criterion
regular (figure in geometry)
detailed rules and regulations / bylaws
law / rule / code
Shigatse or Xigaze, Tibetan: Gzhis ka rtse, city and prefecture in central Tibet
Wu Zetian (624-705), Tang empress, reigned 690-705
rules / regulations
general rules; general principles; general provisions
to set an example (idiom); to serve as a model
the four basic operations of arithmetic (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division)
general rule / general principle
supplementary provision / bylaw / additional article (law)
listen to both sides and you will be enlightened; heed only one side and you will remain ignorant (idiom)
like rowing a boat upstream, if you stop moving forward you fall back (idiom)
one who is successful in one's studies, can become an official (idiom)
Gerze county in Ngari prefecture, Tibet, Tibetan: Sger rtse rdzong
Since they have come, we should make them comfortable (idiom). Since we're here, take it easy. / Since this is so, we should accept it. / Now we have come, let's stay and take the rough with the smooth. / If you can't do anything to prevent it, you might as well sit back and enjoy it.
L'Hôpital's rule (math.)
that being the case / then / in that case
moreover / besides
study is like rowing upstream – if you don't keep pushing forward, you fall behind
nevertheless / although
correct any mistakes you made, but maintain your good record if you did not make them (idiom)
general rule / simple principle
where there is injustice, there will be an outcry / man will cry out against injustice
to accept criticism gladly (humble expr.) / to be happy when one's errors are pointed out
regular expression (computing)
(old sentence-final expression used for emphasis)
To learn without thinking is confusing, to think without learning is dangerous (Confucius)
penal provision; penalty
actually / in fact
when you hit bottom, you have to come up with a new approach (idiom)
fundamental doctrine / guiding principle / raison d'être
Shigatse or Xigaze, Tibetan: Gzhis ka rtse, city and prefecture in central Tibet, Chinese Rikaze
unspoken rules (usually ones that codify improper behaviors such as leveraging guanxi to get favorable treatment, or coercing employees for sexual favors)
to make a decision when it's time to decide
One-China principle, the official doctrine that Taiwan is a province of China
on the one hand
happy on the one hand, but worried on the other (idiom)
general principle
If three walk together, one of them can teach me sth (Confucius)
the Three Principles (in many contexts)
wastage makes one destitute (idiom)
scalene triangle (math.)
irregular quadrilateral / trapezium
traffic rules / rules of the road
frugality prevents destitution (idiom)
specific provisions (based on general regulations)
Zabulon or Zebulun, biblical land between Jordan and Galilee (Matthew 4:15)
Zerah (name)
If one is industrious, one will not be in want. (idiom)
in principle / generally
Zhou Enlai's Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence / 1954 Panchsheel series of agreements between PRC and India
joy depresses one's qi vital breath / an excess of joy may lead to sluggishness of vital energy (TCM)
the Four Cardinal Principles enunciated by Deng Xiaoping 鄧小平|邓小平 in 1979: to uphold the socialist road, the dictatorship of the proletariat, the leadership of the CCP, and Maoism and Marxism-Leninism
(idiom) great plans can be ruined by just a touch of impatience
Pareto principle
lit. called a king if successful, called a bandit if defeated (idiom) / fig. losers are always in the wrong
Gerze county in Ngari prefecture, Tibet, Tibetan: Sger rtse rdzong
Shigatse or Xigaze prefecture in central Tibet, Tibetan: Gzhis ka rtse sa khul, Chinese Rikaze
accounting standards council
Lin Zexu or Lin Tse-hsu "Commissioner Lin" (1785-1850), Qing official whose anti-opium activities led to first Opium war with Britain 1840-1842
(idiom) (the Analects) haste makes waste; things can't be rushed
regular parametrization
water that is too clear has no fish, and one who is too severe has no friends (idiom)
principle / logic
Rayleigh criterion (optics)
L'Hôpital's rule (math.) (Tw)
a maxim / one's principles
a maxim / one's principles
code of conduct / standard of conduct
regularity effect
tough adversaries make you stronger

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