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English Definitionenvoy; messenger
See alsoshǐ to make; to cause; to enable; to use; to employ; to send; to instruct somebody to do something
Simplified Script使
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄕˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)si3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
使用shǐyòngto use; to employ; to apply; to make use of
使得shǐdeusable; workable; feasible; doable; to make; to cause
使劲shǐjìnto exert all of one's strength
使命shǐmìngmission (diplomatic or other); set task
使节shǐjié(diplomatic) envoy
Words With Same Tail Word    
大使dàshǐambassador; envoy
即使jíshǐeven if; even though
促使cùshǐto induce; to promote; to urge; to impel; to bring about; to provoke; to drive (somebody to do something); to catalyze; to actuate; to contribute to (some development)
假使jiǎshǐif; in case; suppose; given ...
行使xíngshǐto exercise (a right etc)
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