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English Definitionofficial authority used for private interests (idiom); to attain private ends by abusing public position
Simplified Script假公济私
Traditional Script假公濟私
Pinyinjiǎ gōng jì sī
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄚˇ ㄍㄨㄥ ㄐㄧˋ ㄙ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaa2 gung1 zai3 si1
Word Decomposition
jiǎfake; false; artificial; to borrow; if; suppose
gōngpublic; collectively owned; common; international (e.g. high seas, metric system, calendar); make public; fair; just; Duke, highest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位; honorable (gentlemen); father-in-law; maternal gradfather; male (animal)
multitude (of people)
personal; private; selfish

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