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  *藥* | 藥* | *藥
medicine / drug / substance used for a specific purpose (e.g. poisoning, explosion, fermenting) / CL: 種|种, , / to poison
HSK 2
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  *更* | 更* | *更
to change or replace / to experience / one of the five two-hour periods into which the night was formerly divided / watch (e.g. of a sentry or guard)
HSK 3
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  *位* | 位* | *位
position / location / place / seat / classifier for people (honorific) / classifier for binary bits (e.g. 十六位 16-bit or 2 bytes) / (physics) potential
HSK 3
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  *座* | 座* | *座
seat / base / stand / (archaic) suffix used in a respectful form of address, e.g. 师座 / CL: 個|个 / classifier for buildings, mountains and similar immovable objects
HSK 4
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  *節* | 節* | *節
festival / holiday / node / joint / section / segment / part / to economize / to save / to abridge / moral integrity / classifier for segments, e.g. lessons, train wagons, biblical verses / CL: 個|个
HSK 4
to be defeated / to lose / to fail (e.g. experiments) / failure / defeat / CL:
HSK 4
word (general term including monosyllables through to short phrases) / term (e.g. technical term) / expression
HSK 4
to fill a job vacancy / to fill in a blank (e.g. on questionnaire or exam paper)
HSK 4
vocabulary / list of words (e.g. for language teaching purposes) / word
HSK 5
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  *擋* | 擋* | *擋
to resist / to obstruct / to hinder / to keep off / to block (a blow) / to get in the way of / cover / gear (e.g. in a car's transmission)
HSK 5
system (e.g. political, adminstrative etc) / institution / CL: 個|个
HSK 5
a decade of a century (e.g. the Sixties) / age / era / period / CL: 個|个
HSK 5
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  *根* | 根* | *根
root / basis / classifier for long slender objects, e.g. cigarettes, guitar strings / CL: 條|条 / radical (chemistry)
HSK 5
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  *唉* | 唉* | *唉
interjection or grunt of agreement or recognition (e.g. yes, it's me!) / to sigh
HSK 5
straightforward / clear-cut / blunt (e.g. statement) / you might as well / simply
HSK 5
rule (e.g. of science) / law of behavior / regular pattern / rhythm / discipline
HSK 5
year (e.g. school year, fiscal year) / annual
HSK 6
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  *州* | 州* | *州
prefecture / (old) province / (old) administrative division / state (e.g. of US) / oblast (Russia) / canton (Switzerland)
HSK 6
storm / violent commotion / fig. crisis (e.g. revolution, uprising, financial crisis etc)
HSK 6
to weave / to knit / to plait / to braid / (fig.) to create (sth abstract, e.g. a dream, a lie etc)
HSK 6
expansion / dilation / to expand (e.g. one's power or influence) / to broaden
HSK 6
to inlay / to embed / to set (e.g. a jewel in a ring) / tiling / tesselation
HSK 6
paper money / a bill (e.g. 100 yuan) / CL: 張|张, 紮|扎
HSK 6
to drift about / to wander / to roam / nomadic / homeless / unsettled (e.g. population) / vagrant
HSK 6
to overlap / to superimpose / to telescope / to run together / to duplicate / one over another / superposition / an overlap / redundancy / reduplication (in Chinese grammar, e.g. 散散步 to have a stroll)
HSK 6
slow and patient / chronic (disease) / slow to take effect (e.g. a slow poison)
HSK 6
to toss from side to side (e.g. sleeplessly) / to repeat sth over and over again / to torment sb / to play crazy / to squander (time, money)
HSK 6
sharp (e.g. knife blade) / incisive / to the point
HSK 6
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  *錘* | 錘* | *錘
hammer / to hammer into shape / weight (e.g. of a steelyard or balance) / to strike with a hammer
HSK 6
host / official host (e.g. venue for games or a conference)
HSK 6
to spur on / to urge on / to encourage sb (e.g. to make progress)
HSK 6
teacher-training / pedagogical / normal (school, e.g. Beijing Normal University)
HSK 6
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  *查* | 查* | *查
to research / to check / to investigate / to examine / to refer to / to look up (e.g. a word in a dictionary)
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  *第* | 第* | *第
(prefix indicating ordinal number, e.g. first, number two etc) / order / (old) rank in the imperial examinations / mansion / (literary) but / just
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  *前* | 前* | *前
front / forward / ahead / first / top (followed by a number) / future / ago / before / BC (e.g. 293) / former / formerly
(after a verb) indicating the beginning and continuation of an action or a state / indicating an upward movement (e.g. after ) / indicating completion / (after a perception verb, e.g. ) expressing preliminary judgment / also pr. [qi3 lai5]
special-purpose phone line or communications link / hotline / special rail line (e.g. between airport and city) / CL: 條|条
to recount (e.g. results of election) / to re-evaluate
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  *名* | 名* | *名
name / noun (part of speech) / place (e.g. among winners) / famous / classifier for people
real estate / the property market (e.g. houses)
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  *貼* | 貼* | *貼
to stick / to paste / to post (e.g. on a blog) / to keep close to / to fit snugly / to subsidize / allowance (e.g. money for food or housing) / sticker / classifier for sticking plaster: strip
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *公* | 公* | *公
public / collectively owned / common / international (e.g. high seas, metric system, calendar) / make public / fair / just / Duke, highest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位 / honorable (gentlemen) / father-in-law / male (animal)
to suspend / time-out (e.g. in sports) / stoppage / pause (media player)
(neologism, c. 2015) (coll.) most prominent position (e.g. in a group photo of entertainers) (loanword from "carry" or "center" or "core")
G-spot
"Times" (newspaper, e.g. New York Times)
a loan / CL: 筆|笔 / to provide a loan (e.g. bank) / to raise a loan (from e.g. a bank)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *強* | 強* | *強
strong / powerful / better / slightly more than / vigorous / violent / best in their category, e.g. see 百強|百强
sales counter dedicated to a certain kind of product (e.g. alcohol)
set meal / product or service package (e.g. for a cell phone subscription)
to lock (a door) / to close with a latch / to lock into place / a lock / a latch / to lock a computer file (to prevent it being overwritten) / to lock (denying access to a computer system or device or files, e.g. by password-protection) / to focus attention on / to target
reception (of transmitted signal) / to receive / to accept / to admit / to take over (e.g. a factory) / to expropriate
Republic of China (1912-1949) / used in Taiwan as the name of the calendar era (e.g. 民國六十年|民国六十年 is 1971, the 60th year after 1911)
window / opening providing restricted access (e.g. customer service window) / computer operating system window / fig. medium / intermediary / showpiece / testing ground
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *踢* | 踢* | *踢
to kick / to play (e.g. soccer) / (slang) butch (in a lesbian relationship)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *彈* | 彈* | *彈
to pluck (a string) / to play (a string instrument) / to spring or leap / to shoot (e.g. with a catapult) / (of cotton) to fluff or tease / to flick / to flip / to accuse / to impeach / elastic (of materials)
care / treatment (e.g. nursing care) / to look after
to increase (e.g. one's effort)
to pair up / to match up / to form a pair (e.g. to marry) / to mate / matched pair
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *框* | 框* | *框
frame (e.g. door frame) / casing / fig. framework / template / to circle (i.e. draw a circle around sth) / to frame / to restrict / Taiwan pr. [kuang1]
tear or rupture / to have a tear (e.g. in one's clothes) / without restraint (e.g. of swearing)
mask / visor / facepiece (e.g. diving suit, gas mask)
qualities that delight children (e.g. bold colors in a picture, anthropomorphized characters in a TV show, the physical challenge of playground equipment)
live (e.g. broadcast or recording) / what is actually happening / scene / the real situation
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *族* | 族* | *族
race / nationality / ethnicity / clan / by extension, social group (e.g. office workers 上班族)
thirty-eighth year H2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1961 or 2021 / cf 辛丑條約|辛丑条约, Protocol of Beijing of 1901 ending the 8-nation intervention after the Boxer uprising
celestial body (e.g. planet, satellite etc) / heavenly body
itinerary / route / political line (e.g. right revisionist road) / CL: 條|条
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *唯* | 唯* | *唯
only / alone / -ism (in Chinese, a prefix, often combined with a suffix such as 主義|主义 or 論|论, e.g. 唯理論|唯理论, rationalism)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *登* | 登* | *登
to scale (a height) / to ascend / to mount / to publish or record / to enter (e.g. in a register) / to press down with the foot / to step or tread on / to put on (shoes or trousers) (dialect) / to be gathered and taken to the threshing ground (old)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *酷* | 酷* | *酷
ruthless / strong (e.g. of wine) / (loanword) cool / hip
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *托* | 托* | *托
prop / support (for weight) / rest (e.g. arm rest) / thanks to / to hold in one's hand / to support in one's palm / to give / to base / to commit / to set / torr (unit of pressure)
page of a publication (e.g. newspaper or website) / printing space (reserved for some content) / page layout
competition (e.g. sporting)
competition of skill (e.g. sports) / athletics tournament
to rise abruptly (to a towering position) / to tower over / to spring up / to emerge suddenly / the emergence (e.g. of a power)
to control / to restrict / (PRC law) non-custodial sentence with specified restrictions on one's activities for up to 3 years (e.g. not to participate in demonstrations)
binding (loanword) / to bind (e.g. an account to a mobile phone number)
initial price (e.g. for the first kilometer) / prices starting from
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *引* | 引* | *引
to draw (e.g. a bow) / to pull / to stretch sth / to extend / to lengthen / to involve or implicate in / to attract / to lead / to guide / to leave / to provide evidence or justification for / old unit of distance equal to 10 , one-thirtieth of a km or 33.33 meters
nighttime / evening or night (e.g. classes)
rising trend / upward momentum (e.g. in prices)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *訣* | 訣* | *訣
to bid farewell / tricks of the trade / pithy mnemonic formula (e.g. Mao Zedong's 16-character mantra 十六字訣|十六字诀 on guerrilla warfare)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *赴* | 赴* | *赴
to go / to visit (e.g. another country) / to attend (a banquet etc)
to open to traffic (e.g. new bridge, rail line etc) / (of a locality) to have a transportation service / (Tw) to commute
number of days of sth taking place (e.g. days of heavy pollution) / days / occasions
administrative unit (e.g. province , prefecture 地區|地区 or county 縣|县)
to sell as agent / to sell on commission (e.g. insurance policies) / proxy sale (of stocks)
to work in a profession (e.g. doctor, lawyer) / practitioner / professional
road condition(s) (e.g. surface, traffic flow etc)
little girl who is older than another young child (e.g. her playmate) / (neologism c. 2017) (slang) young lady (amiable form of address for a young woman of about one's own age or a little older)
white paper (e.g. containing proposals for new legislation) / white book
model or template character / written slogan or phrase / mention (e.g. "air mail" 航空 on a letter, "first draft" 初稿 on a document etc)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *浚* | 浚* | *浚
to deepen (e.g. a ditch) / to extract / to manage / ladle (old)
method of counting (e.g. decimal or Roman numbers)
hired (for employment) / invited (e.g. to lecture) / engaged (for a task) / (in olden times) betrothal gift from the groom's family
sth small that one can find pleasure in (e.g. a cold beer after a hard day or a serendipitous find in a second-hand store)
green area (e.g. urban park or garden)
clear and penetrating (e.g. analysis) / incisive / insightful
to go out to sea / to enter the sea (to swim etc) / (fig.) to take the plunge (e.g. leave a secure job, or enter prostitution etc)
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Tip: Pinyin can be entered with or without tone numbers, e.g. 'nihao' or 'ni3hao3'.
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