Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT Simple English to Chinese dictionary

裁员

Word definition:

Simplified
Pīnyīn
English Definition Add a new word to the dictionary Traditional
HSK
to cut staff / to lay off employees
HSK 6

Character decomposition:

CharacterTot Str
Rad / Str
Mandarin
Pīnyīn
Unihan Definition
standalone and in compounds
Jyutping
Cantonese
Variant
Four corner
Cangjie
component searchdrawdetailspronouncebaikeskritter
 *裁* | 裁* | *裁
12画
cut out; decrease
4375.0
JIYHV
splitcomponent searchdrawdetailspronouncebaikeskritter
 *员* | 员* | *员
7画
member; personnel, staff member
6080
RBO

Word decomposition:

SimplifiedEnglish Definition
to cut staff / to lay off employees
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *裁* | 裁* | *裁
to cut out (as a dress) / to cut / to trim / to reduce / to diminish / to cut back (e.g. on staff) / decision / judgment
 
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *员* | 员* | *员
person / employee / member


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