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制裁
Main
English Definitionto punish; punishment; sanctions (incl. economic)
Simplified Script制裁
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinzhìcái
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓˋ ㄘㄞˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zai3coi4
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
zhìsystem; to control; to regulate; variant of
cáito cut out (as a dress); to cut; to trim; to reduce; to diminish; to cut back (e.g. on staff); decision; judgment

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
制度zhìdùsystem (e.g. political, adminstrative etc); institution
制定zhìdìngto draw up; to formulate
制订zhìdìngto work out; to formulate
制止zhìzhǐto curb; to put a stop to; to stop; to check; to limit
制约zhìyuēto restrict; condition
Words With Same Tail Word    
总裁zǒngcáichairman; director-general (of a company etc)
独裁dúcáidictatorship
仲裁zhòngcáiarbitration
剪裁jiǎncáito tailor (clothes); to trim (expenditure)
酌裁zhuócáito consider and decide
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