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compass
'kəmpəs
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. Navigational instrument for finding directions.
  2. Drafting instrument used for drawing circles.
  3. An area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:.
  4. The limit of capability.
(动) As a verb
  1. Get the meaning of something.
  2. Travel around, either by plane or ship.
  3. Bring about; accomplish.
Hyphenationcom•pass
Part of Speech(名) noun, (及物的动) transitive verb
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指南针zhǐnán zhēncompass
周围zhōuwéisurroundings; environment; to encompass
境界jìngjièboundary; state; realm
包围bāowéito surround; to encircle; to hem in
达成dáchéngto reach (an agreement); to accomplish
企图qǐtú, qìtú (Tw)to attempt; to try; attempt
了解liǎojiěto understand; to realize; to find out
向盘xiàngpáncompass
圆规yuánguīcompass (drafting)
指北针zhǐ běi zhēncompass
罗经luójīngcompass; same as 罗盘
guīcompass; a rule; regulation; to admonish; to plan; to scheme
罗盘luópáncompass
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