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不用
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English Definitionneed not
Simplified Script不用
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinbùyòng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
búyòng
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄨˋ ㄧㄨㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bat1jung6
Part of Speech(副) adverb, (助动) auxiliary verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
(negative prefix); not; no
yòngto use; to employ; to have to; to eat or drink; expense or outlay; usefulness; hence; therefore

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Words With Same Head Word    
不同bùtóngdifferent; distinct; not the same; not alike
不久bùjiǔnot long (after); before too long; soon; soon after
不错bùcuòcorrect; right; not bad; pretty good
不但bùdànnot only (... but also...)
不如bùrúnot equal to; not as good as; inferior to; it would be better to
Words With Same Tail Word    
使用shǐyòngto use; to employ; to apply; to make use of
利用lìyòngto exploit; to make use of; to use; to take advantage of; to utilize
作用zuòyòngto act on; to affect; action; function; activity; impact; result; effect; purpose; intent; to play a role; corresponds to English -ity, -ism, -ization
采用cǎiyòngto adopt; to employ; to use
应用yìngyòngto use; to apply; application; applicable
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