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势力
Main
English Definitionpower; (ability to) influence
Simplified Script势力
Traditional Script勢力
Pinyinshìli
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕˋ ㄌㄧ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)sai3lik6
Word Decomposition
shìpower; influence; potential; momentum; tendency; trend; situation; conditions; outward appearance; sign; gesture; male genitals
power; force; strength; ability; strenuously; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
势必shìbìto be bound to; undoubtedly will
势头shìtóupower; momentum; tendency; impetus; situation; the look of things
势利shìlìsnobbish
势子shìzigesture; posture
势态shìtàisituation; state
Words With Same Tail Word    
麻力máliswift; agile; efficient; quick witted (colloquial); also written 麻利
恶势力è shìlievil forces; criminal elements
黑势力hēi shìliblack force
反动势力fǎndòng shìlireactionary forces (esp. in Marxist rhetoric)
黑恶势力hēi èshìlievil power
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