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English Definitionto sauté; to stir-fry; to speculate; to hype; to fire (somebody)
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄔㄠˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)caau2
Part of Speech(动) verb
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
炒作chǎozuòto hype; to promote (in the media)
炒汇chǎohuìto speculate in foreign currency
炒房chǎofángto speculate in real estate
炒更chǎogēngto moonlight
Words With Same Tail Word    
清炒qīngchǎoto stir-fry; to saute
煎炒jiānchǎoto lightly fry
煸炒biānchǎoto stir-fry in a small quantity of oil
熟炒shúchǎoto stir-fry ingredients that have been cooked or partially cooked
热炒rèchǎostir-fried dish (Tw)
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