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保留
Main
English Definitionto retain; to continue to have; to preserve; to maintain; to reserve; reservations; to hold back (approval or acceptance)
Simplified Script保留
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinbǎoliú
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄠˇ ㄌㄧㄡˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bou2lau4
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
liúto leave (a message etc); to retain; to stay; to remain; to keep; to preserve

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
保卫bǎowèito defend; to safeguard
保存bǎocúnto conserve; to preserve; to keep; to save (a file etc) (computing)
Words With Same Tail Word    
停留tíngliúto stay somewhere temporarily; to stop over
遗留yíliúto leave behind; to hand down
拘留jūliúto detain (a prisoner); to keep somebody in custody
逗留dòuliúto stay at; to stop over
滞留zhìliúto detain; retention
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