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  *十* | 十* | *十
ten / 10
very / completely / utterly / extremely / absolutely / hundred percent / to divide into ten equal parts
ample / complete / hundred percent / a pure shade (of some color)
twenty / 20
PRC National Day (October 1st)
eleven / 11
fifteen / 15
thirty / 30
eighteen / 18
fourteen / 14
hundred thousand
nineteen / 19
sixteen / 16
cross road / cross-shaped / crucifix / the character ten
October / tenth month (of the lunar year)
thirteen / 13
forty / 40
seventeen / 17
sixty / 60
eighty / 80
November / eleventh month (of the lunar year)
Shiyan, prefecture-level city in Hubei
Red Cross
ten items / decathlon (athletics)
one billion / giga-
exceedingly / hundred percent / everything and more
the tens place (or column) in the decimal system
the twelve signs of the zodiac
perfect / complete
twelve divisions of the day of early Chinese and Babylonian timekeeping and astronomy
most likely / mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10) / vast majority
to put one's palms together (in prayer or greeting)
most urgent / posthaste / express
lit. count by fives and tens (idiom); to narrate systematically and in full detail
a hundred or so
all walks of life (idiom) / every trade
thirty years old and therefore independent (idiom, from Confucius)
the Ming tombs (mausoleum park of the Ming emperors in Changping district of Beijing)
the river flows thirty years to the East, thirty years to the West (proverb) / change is the only constant
bright and multicolored / of rich variety / (fig.) dazzling / glitzy
the Crusades / crusaders' eastern expedition
three sevens are twenty-one (idiom) / the facts of the matter / the actual situation
ten lines at a glance (idiom) / to read very rapidly
decimal / calculations to base 10
Ambush from Ten Sides (pipa solo piece) / House of Flying Daggers (2004 movie by Zhang Yimou 張藝謀|张艺谋)
news pass quickly from mouth to mouth (idiom) / an infectious disease spreads quickly (old meaning)
crossroads / intersection
October Revolution
wicked beyond redemption (idiom) / heinous
tenfold / ten times (sth)
Chinese poker
ten years of practice for one minute on the stage (idiom)
most likely / mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10) / vast majority
complete and beautiful / to be perfect (idiom)
to be a cinch / in the bag / (of a person) confident of success
to have no need to fend for oneself (idiom) / to lead a pampered life
It takes ten years to nurture a tree, but a hundred years to train a man (idiom). A good education program takes a long time to develop.
the ten commandments (religion)
lit. you may go undetected during the new moon, but at full moon you'll be found out (idiom) / fig. you can't put it off forever / sooner or later you'll have to deal with it
decimal system
who cares / no matter what / regardless of the consequences
in one's seventies (age) / very old (of people)
twenty four dynastic histories (or 25 or 26 in modern editions)
to reject sb after being deeply touched by them (Internet slang)
Pope Benedict XVI, original name Joseph Alois Ratzinger (1927-), pope 2005-2013
the Crusades
of the thirty-six stratagems, the best option is to flee (idiom) / the best thing to do is leave
one day's sun, ten days' frost (idiom, from Mencius); fig. to work for a bit then skimp / sporadic effort / lack of sticking power / short attention span
half-witted / nitwit
one day's sun, ten days' frost (idiom, from Mencius); fig. to work for a bit then skimp / sporadic effort / short attention span
(coll.) going on foot
The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Eighty-one Difficulties, medical text, c. 1st century AD
about a hundred / a hundred or so
light-years (apart) / a million miles (apart) / (i.e. indicates a huge difference or a huge distance)
Shanghai Y-10 / Yun-10 commercial jet aircraft
Group of 77, loose alliance of developing countries, founded in 1964
ten months or so / about ten months
Sixteen Kingdoms of Five non-Han people (ruling most of China 304-439)
twelve / 12
December / twelfth month (of the lunar year)
seventy / 70
cruciform / cross shape
the Twenty-Four Histories (25 or 26 in modern editions), collection of books on Chinese dynastic history from 3000 BC till 17th century / fig. a long and complicated story

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