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English Definitionincident; unforeseen event; events (in general)
Simplified Script事变
Traditional Script事變
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕˋ ㄅㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)si6bin3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
shìmatter; thing; item; work; affair
biànto change; to become different; to transform; to vary; rebellion

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Words With Same Head Word    
事情shìqingaffair; matter; thing; business
事件shìjiànevent; happening; incident
事业shìyèundertaking; project; activity; (charitable, political or revolutionary) cause; publicly funded institution, enterprise or foundation; career; occupation
事先shìxiānin advance; before the event; beforehand; prior
Words With Same Tail Word    
改变gǎibiànto change; to alter; to transform
转变zhuǎnbiànto change; to transform; shift; transformation
演变yǎnbiànto develop; to evolve; development; evolution
叛变pànbiànto defect; to betray; to mutiny
应变yìngbiànto meet a contingency; to adapt oneself to changes
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