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English Definitionto assign; to appoint; to take up a post; office; responsibility; to let; to allow; to give free rein to; no matter (how, what etc); measure word for the number of terms served in office, post, or rank; (Chinese surname)
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Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄖㄣˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jam6
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (动) verb, (量) measure word
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate,Advanced

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Words With Same Head Word    
任何rènhéany; whatever; whichever; whatsoever
任务rènwumission; assignment; task; duty; role
任性rènxìngwillful; headstrong; unruly
任意rènyìarbitrary; at will; at random
任命rènmìngto appoint and nominate; (job) appointment
Words With Same Tail Word    
责任zérènresponsibility; blame; duty
主任zhǔrèndirector; head
担任dānrènto hold a governmental office or post; to assume office of; to take charge of; to serve as
信任xìnrènto trust; to have confidence in
班主任bānzhǔ rènteacher in charge of a class
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