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English Definitionto advocate; to initiate; to propose; to be a proponent of (an idea or school of thought)
Simplified Script倡导
Traditional Script倡導
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄤˋ ㄉㄠˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)coeng3dou6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
chàngto initiate; to instigate; to introduce; to lead
dǎoto transmit; to lead; to guide; to conduct; to direct

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
倡议chàngyìto suggest; to initiate; proposal; initiative
倡仪chàngyíinitiative; to initiate; to propose (a new course of action)
倡始chàngshǐto initiate
倡言chàngyánto propose; to put forward (an idea); to initiate
倡言者chàngyán zhěproposer
Words With Same Tail Word    
领导lǐngdǎolead; leading; to lead; leadership; leader
辅导fǔdǎoto coach; to tutor; to give advice (in study)
指导zhǐdǎoto guide; to give directions; to direct; to coach; guidance; tuition
引导yǐndǎoto guide; to lead (around); to conduct; to boot; introduction; primer
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