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English Definitionto investigate (as detective); to solve (crime); to uncover (a plot); to sniff out; to break in and analyze; detective work; to scout
Simplified Script侦破
Traditional Script偵破
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄣ ㄆㄛˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zing1po3
Word Decomposition
zhēnto scout; to spy; to detect
broken; damaged; worn out; lousy; rotten; to break, split or cleave; to get rid of; to destroy; to break with; to defeat; to capture (a city etc); to expose the truth of

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Words With Same Head Word    
侦探zhēntàndetective; to do detective work
侦察zhēncháto investigate a crime; to scout; to reconnoiter; reconnaissance; detection; a scout
侦查zhēncháto detect; to investigate
侦测zhēncèto detect; to sense
侦缉zhēnjīto track down; to investigate and arrest
Words With Same Tail Word    
突破tūpòto break through; to make a breakthrough; to surmount or break the back of (a task etc); (of ball sports) to break through a defense
打破dǎpòto break; to smash
冲破chōngpòbreakthrough; to overcome an obstacle quickly
爆破bàopòto blow up; to demolish (using explosives); dynamite; blast
刺破cìpòto puncture; to pierce
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