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作用
Main
English Definitionto act on; to affect; action; function; activity; impact; result; effect; purpose; intent; to play a role; corresponds to English -ity, -ism, -ization
Simplified Script作用
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinzuòyòng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄗㄨㄛˋ ㄧㄨㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zok3jung6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
zuòto do; to grow; to write or compose; to pretend; to regard as; to feel; writings or works
yòngto use; to employ; to have to; to eat or drink; expense or outlay; usefulness; hence; therefore

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Words With Same Head Word    
作业zuòyèschool assignment; homework; work; task; operation; to operate
作为zuòwéione's conduct; deed; activity; accomplishment; achievement; to act as; as (in the capacity of); qua; to view as; to look upon (something as); to take something to be
作品zuòpǐnwork (of art); opus
作家zuòjiāauthor
作文zuòwénto write an essay; composition (student essay)
Words With Same Tail Word    
使用shǐyòngto use; to employ; to apply; to make use of
利用lìyòngto exploit; to make use of; to use; to take advantage of; to utilize
不用bùyòngneed not
采用cǎiyòngto adopt; to employ; to use
应用yìngyòngto use; to apply; application; applicable
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