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English Definitionposition; place; seat
Simplified Script位置
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨㄟˋ ㄓ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)wai6zi3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
wèiposition; location; place; seat; measure word for people (honorific); measure word for binary bits (e.g. 十六位 16-bit or 2 bytes)
zhìto install; to place; to put; to buy

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Words With Same Head Word    
位子wèiziplace; seat
位于wèiyúto be located at; to be situated at; to lie
位居wèijūto be located at
位元wèiyuánbit (computing)
位列wèilièto rank
Words With Same Tail Word    
三位置sān wèizhitriolocation
停车位置tíngchē wèizhiparking location; parking bay
地理位置dìlǐ wèizhigeographical location
相对位置xiāngduì wèizhirelative position
电邮位置diànyóu wèizhiemail address
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