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air conditioning / air conditioner (including units that have a heating mode) / CL: 臺|台
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to emphasize (a statement) / to stress
HSK 5
monotonous
HSK 5
tone / note / a tone (on a Chinese syllable) / CL: 個|个
HSK 5
to coordinate / to harmonize / to fit together / to match (colors etc) / harmonious / concerted
HSK 6
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to transfer / to move (troops or cadres) / to investigate / to enquire into / accent / view / argument / key (in music) / mode (music) / tune / tone / melody
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to harmonize / to reconcile / to blend / to suit well / to adjust / to regulate / to season (food) / to provoke / to incite
main key (of a musical composition) / keynote (speech)
out of tune (music)
imbalance / to become dysfunctional / to lack proper care (after an illness etc)
hue / tone
adjustable
to cook / cooking
argument / view (sometimes derogatory)
to raise (prices) / to adjust upwards
to demote / to pass down to a lower unit
to adjust downwards / to lower (prices, wages etc)
low pitch / quiet (voice) / subdued / low-key / low-profile
blues (music)
fine tuning / trimming
gait / marching order / step / pace
tone sandhi / modified tone / (music) to change key / modulation
major key (in music)
to swap places / to exchange roles
to express a different view / to take a different position
to temporarily transfer (personnel)
to reconstitute (a powdered beverage) by adding water, milk etc
intonation / tone of voice / CL: 個|个
a tune / a melody / accent (distinctive way of pronouncing a language) / tone (manner of expression) / elegance / refinement
to transfer (personnel or material)
(music) to change key / modulation / (of an employee) to be transferred to another post
exoticism / local color / exotic
to fine tune
xiaodiao, a Chinese folk song genre / minor key (in music)
to obtain (information) from a database etc
style (of art or literature) / form / one's work style / moral character
high-sounding speech / bombast / high-profile
(of writing) tone / style
sentiment / tone and mood / taste
central air conditioning / (fig.) (neologism) ladies' man (contrasted with 暖男, a guy who is attentive to his partner rather than to all and sundry)
to transpose (music)
main point of an argument / a principal viewpoint
psychosis
pitch of voice (high or low) / pitch (of a musical note) / tone
to match / in tune / reasonable
same tone / in agreement with / homology (invariant of a topological space in math.)
to set the tone
falling intonation (linguistics) / to lower the key of a tune / to demote
flippant and insincere (piece of writing or speech) / glib-tongued / oily
tune / melody
aria
out of tune / off-key
(perfumery) base note
to conscript / to second (personnel) / to requisition (supplies etc)
(perfumery) top note
classy / stylish / upmarket
to be off-key or out of tune (while singing) (colloquial)
to supervise (troops) / to appoint (officers) / to select and assign
epidemiological survey (abbr. for 流行病學調查|流行病学调查)
character (of a person, verse, object etc) / style
to have a tone mark
cliché / commonplace / truism / stereotype
warm tone / warm color
it's difficult to please everyone (idiom)
evaporative air conditioner / evaporative cooler
a regional accent
to sing the high part / to speak fine sounding but empty words (idiom)
modes of ancient Chinese music
tone of a character
strange accent / odd manner of speaking or singing
hackneyed talk / platitude
(perfumery) middle note / heart note
cohomology (invariant of a topological space in math.)
to negotiate the transfer of personnel
regional folk song popular during a certain period of time
nine tones and six modes (tonal system of Cantonese and other southern languages)
rising tone (phonetics, e.g. on a question in English)
Anhui opera
out of tune / marital discord, cf qin and se 琴瑟, two string instruments as symbol of marital harmony
slander / calumny / to accuse unjustly
(of a voice) husky / hoarse / affected / (music) to go off-key
callback (computing)
to request a transfer
demodulation / to demodulate
uncoordinated / disharmony
to be born with a weak constitution and suffer from ill health during one's life / (fig.) to be problematic from the start, and get even worse over time
geological survey, abbr. for 地質調查|地质调查
hand-eye coordination
(Tw) public prosecutors, the police, and the Investigation Bureau (abbr. for 檢察官警察調查局|检察官警察调查局)
opinion poll
to speak with a foreign accent or using words from a foreign language (usually derogatory) (idiom)
special blend / house blend
sleep disorder
cognitive dissonance
tone sandhi
rhyme and tone / intonation


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