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English Definitionto escalate (in intensity); to go up by one grade; to be promoted; to upgrade (computing)
Simplified Script升级
Traditional Script升級
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄥ ㄐㄧˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sing1kap1
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
shēngto ascend; to rise to the rank of; to promote; to hoist; liter; measure for dry grain equal to one-tenth dou
level; grade; rank; step (of stairs); classifier: step, level

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
升学shēngxuéto enter the next grade school
升高shēnggāoto raise; to ascend
升值shēngzhíto rise in value; to appreciate
升迁shēngqiānpromote; promotion
升空shēngkōngto rise to the sky; to lift off; to levitate; lift-off
Words With Same Tail Word    
年级niánjígrade; year (in school, college etc)
阶级jiējí(social) class; caste
初级chūjíjunior; primary; entry level
上级shàngjíhigher authorities; superiors
高级gāojíhigh level; high grade; advanced; high-ranking
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