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English Definitiondoctor; court academician (in imperial China); Ph.D.
Simplified Script博士
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄛˊ ㄕˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bok3si6
Part of Speech(名) noun
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Part of school/life
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
extensive; ample; rich; obtain; aim; to win; to get; plentiful; to gamble
shìmember of the senior ministerial class (old); scholar (old); bachelor; honorific; soldier; noncommissioned officer; specialist worker; (Chinese surname)

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博鳌bó'áosee 博鳌镇
Words With Same Tail Word    
女士nǚshìlady; madam; Miss; Ms
战士zhànshìfighter; soldier; warrior
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人士rénshìperson; figure; public figure
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