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English Definitionto dispute; to disagree; to argue opinionatedly; to wrangle
Simplified Script争执
Traditional Script爭執
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄥ ㄓˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zang1zap1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Word Decomposition
zhēngto strive for; to vie for; to argue or debate; deficient or lacking (dialect); how or what (literary)
zhíto execute (a plan); to grasp

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Words With Same Head Word    
争取zhēngqǔto fight for; to strive for; to win over
争论zhēnglùnto argue; to debate; to contend; argument; contention; controversy; debate
争夺zhēngduóto fight over; to contest; to vie over
争议zhēngyìcontroversy; dispute; to dispute
争气zhēngqìto work hard for something; to resolve on improvement; determined not to fall short
Words With Same Tail Word    
固执gùzhíobstinate; stubborn
偏执piānzhíprejudice; bigotry
回执huízhíreceipt (written acknowledgement of receipt of an item)
坚执jiānzhíto persist; to continue upholding; to persevere; to stick to something; stubborn
拘执jūzhírigid; inflexible
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