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English Definitionto pare; to reduce; to remove
See alsoxiāo to peel with a knife; to pare; to cut (a ball at tennis etc)
Simplified Script
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinxuē, Taiwan pr. xuè
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄒㄩㄝ
Cantonese (Jyutping)soek3

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Words With Same Head Word    
削减xuējiǎnto cut down; to reduce; to lower
削弱xuēruòto weaken; to impair; to cripple
削价xuējiàto cut down the price
削波xuēbōclipping (signal processing)
削籍xuējí(of an official) dismissal from office (old)
Words With Same Tail Word    
剥削bōxuēto exploit; exploitation
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