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English Definitionto conserve; to preserve; to keep; to save (a file etc) (computing)
Simplified Script保存
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄠˇ ㄘㄨㄣˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bou2cyun4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
bǎoto defend; to protect; to keep; to guarantee; to ensure; Bulgaria; Bulgarian; abbr. for 保加利亚
cúnto exist; to deposit; to store; to keep; to survive

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    
生存shēngcúnto exist; to survive
库存kùcúnproperty or cash held in reserve; stock
储存chǔcúnstockpile; to store; to stockpile; storage
并存bìngcúnto exist at the same time; to coexist
依存yīcúnto depend on something for existence; dependent on
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