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English Definitionrepresentative; delegate; to represent; to stand for; on behalf of; in the name of
Simplified Script代表
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄞˋ ㄅㄧㄠˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)doi6biu2
Part of Speech(名) noun, (形) adjective, (动) verb
Measure Words, ,
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Basic,Intermediate
Word Decomposition
dàito substitute; to act on behalf of others; to replace; generation; dynasty; age; period; (historical) era; (geological) eon
biǎoexterior surface; family relationship via females; to show (one's opinion); a model; a table (listing information); a form; a meter (measuring something)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
代替dàitìto replace; to take the place of
代价dàijiàprice; cost; consideration (in share dealing)
代理dàilǐto act on behalf of somebody in a responsible position; to act as an agent or proxy; surrogate
代沟dàigōugeneration gap
代办dàibànto act for somebody else; to act on somebody's behalf; an agent; a diplomatic representative; a chargé d'affaires
Words With Same Tail Word    
发表fābiǎoto issue; to publish
仪表yíbiǎoappearance; bearing; meter (i.e. measuring instrument)
图表túbiǎochart; diagram
地表dìbiǎothe surface (of the earth)
报表bàobiǎoforms for reporting statistics; report forms
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