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to draw on (others' experience) / to learn from (how others do things) / lesson to be learned (by observing others)
HSK 6
illustrated handbook
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *鉴* | 鉴* | *鉴
variant of 鑑|鉴
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *鉴* | 鉴* | *鉴
old variant of 鑒|鉴
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *鉴* | 鉴* | *鉴
bronze mirror (used in ancient times) / to reflect / to mirror / sth that serves as a warning or a lesson / to examine / to scrutinize
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *鉴* | 鉴* | *鉴
variant of 鑑|鉴
annual report / yearbook / almanac
to judge / to examine / to evaluate
A Mirror for the Wise Ruler (or Comprehensive Mirror for Aid in Government), a vast chronological general history, written by 司馬光|司马光 Sima Guang (1019-1089) and collaborators during the Northern Song in 1084, covering the period 403 BC-959 AD, 294 scrolls
to learn from history (idiom)
to learn a lesson from the mistakes of one's predecessor (idiom)
to appreciate (a work of art)
seal impression / stamp / mark from a seal serving as signature
evaluation / assessment
Deutsch-Französische Jahrbücher (published once in 1844 by Karl Marx and bourgeois radical Arnold Ruge)
lit. warning to the following cart (idiom); don't follow the track of an overturned cart / fig. draw lesson from the failure of one's predecessor / learn from past mistake / once bitten twice shy
lit. oily and shiny to the point of reflecting (idiom) / lustrous
to examine deeply / to inspect closely
lit. the cart in front overturns, a warning to the following cart (idiom); fig. draw lesson from the failure of one's predecessor / learn from past mistake / once bitten twice shy
Longkan Shoujian, Chinese character dictionary from 997 AD containing 26,430 entries, with radicals placed into 240 rhyme groups and arranged according to the four tones, and the rest of the characters similarly arranged under each radical


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