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English Definitionto save from damage; to preserve; to maintain; to keep in good repair; (Tw) security guard
Simplified Script保全
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄠˇ ㄑㄩㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bou2cyun4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
bǎoto defend; to protect; to keep; to guarantee; to ensure; Bulgaria; Bulgarian; abbr. for 保加利亚
quánall; whole; entire; every; complete; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
保护bǎohùto protect; to defend; to safeguard; protection
保持bǎochíto keep; to maintain; to hold; to preserve
保证bǎozhèngguarantee; to guarantee; to ensure; to safeguard; to pledge
保留bǎoliúto retain; to continue to have; to preserve; to maintain; to reserve; reservations; to hold back (approval or acceptance)
保卫bǎowèito defend; to safeguard
Words With Same Tail Word    
完全wánquáncomplete; whole; totally; entirely
安全ānquánsafe; secure; safety; security
健全jiànquánrobust; sound
俱全jùquánevery kind; every variety under the sun; a complete gamut
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