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  *变* | 变* | *变
to change / to become different / to transform / to vary / rebellion
to change / to alter / to transform
HSK 4
constant / unvarying / (math.) invariant
to change / to transform / shift / transformation / CL: 個|个
HSK 5
to develop / to evolve / development / evolution
HSK 6
pathological changes / lesion / diseased (kidney, cornea etc)
fickle / multi-variate (math.)
variable
sudden change / mutation
reversing (e.g. electric current)
gradual change
to transform / to morph / to degenerate / metamorphosis / transmutation / transformation / decay / degeneration
to meet a contingency / to adapt oneself to changes
incident / unforeseen event / events (in general)
great changes
huge changes
fission
coup d'état
to flow and change / development and change (of society)
genetic mutation
qualitative change / fundamental change
to defect / to betray / to mutiny
to become cancerous / transformation to malignancy (of body cells)
nothing much changes (idiom); always the same / stuck in a rut
distortion / aberration
fusion (physics)
Marco Polo Bridge Incident of 7th July 1937, regarded as the beginning of the Second Sino-Japanese War 抗日戰爭|抗日战争
in an instant a myriad changes (idiom); rapid substantial change
to change shape in a single shake / fig. to take on a new lease of life
deformation / bending
catastrophe / cataclysmic change
half-period of a wave motion / alternation
quantitative change
creep (materials science)
fickle / mercurial / changeable / capricious / to be apt to change
improvisation / flexible / adaptable / pragmatic
fast change of scene
to change according to the situation (idiom); pragmatic
marriage upheaval (infidelity, divorce etc) / marriage breakup
transmutation
(math.) complex variable
Xi'an Incident of 12th December 1936 (kidnap of Chiang Kai-shek 蔣介石|蒋介石)
the Mukden or Manchurian Railway Incident of 18th September 1931 used by the Japanese as a pretext to annex Manchuria / also known as Liutiaogou incident 柳條溝事變|柳条沟事变
to fight corruption and forestall moral degeneration
radioactive decay
mutiny / (Tw) to be dumped by one's girlfriend while serving in the army
mutable / volatile / variable
nuclear fusion
military coup
understanding and adaptable
abrupt change / sudden discontinuity
fissile
to change precipitously
shear (physics)
atomic fission / nuclear fission / fission
unchanging since times immemorial (idiom) / unalterable / unvarying / monotonous
(math.) real variable
Marco Polo Bridge Incident of 7th July 1937, regarded as the beginning of the Second Sino-Japanese War 抗日戰爭|抗日战争
elastic deformation
to develop / to evolve
to do whatever is expedient
Xuanwu gate coup of June 626 in early Tang, in which Li Shimin 李世民 killed his brothers, seized the throne from his father as Emperor Taizong 唐太宗
phonetic change
loss of love / breakup of a relationship
restrain your grief, accept fate (condolence phrase)
to turn pale at the mention of a tiger (idiom) / to be scared at the mere mention of
disastrous turn / tragic event
New Fourth Army Incident of 1940, involving fighting between the Nationalists and Communists
modulation / to modulate (electronics)
nuclear transformation / nuclear transmutation
lit. a girl changes eighteen times between childhood and womanhood (idiom) / fig. a young woman is very different from the little girl she once was
radical change
when you hit bottom, you have to come up with a new approach (idiom)
mass uprising / popular revolt / civil commotion
the military revolt of 960 that led Zhao Kuangyin 趙匡胤|赵匡胤 to found the Song dynasty
mutiny / rebellion
wind shear (meteorology)
coup by Dowager Empress Cixi 慈禧太后 ending the 1898 attempt to reform the Qing dynasty
emergency management
North China Incident of October-December 1935, a Japanese attempt to set up a puppet government in north China
missense mutation
radioactive decay
to sell off sth
counterrevolutionary coup of 12th April 1927, Chiang Kai-shek's coup against the communists in Shanghai
Marco Polo Bridge Incident of 7th July 1937, regarded as the beginning of the Second Sino-Japanese War 抗日戰爭|抗日战争
Shanghai Incident of 28th January 1932, Chinese uprising against Japanese quarters of Shanghai
to adapt to circumstances
the crisis year of 1900 involving the Boxer uprising and the eight nation military invasion
customs change with time (idiom); other times, other manners / O Tempora, O Mores!
the coup of 12th Mar 1927, an attempt by Chiang Kai-shek to suppress the communists / called 反革命政变|反革命政變 or 慘案|惨案 in PRC literature
unsuccessful and bloody Korean palace coup in 1884 by Westernisers against conservatives, crushed by Qing troops
shearing / shear deformation
missense mutation
not significantly changed
the Yellow Turbans Peasant Uprising at the end of later Han (from 184)
Korean war (dating from North Korean invasion on 25th Jun 1950)
to show no understanding of the times (idiom); cannot adapt to current circumstances / not amenable to reason


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