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English Definitionto occupy (a territory); to hold
Simplified Script占领
Traditional Script佔領
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄢˋ ㄌㄧㄥˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zim3ling5
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
zhànto take possession of; to occupy; to take up
lǐngto lead; to guide; to occupy

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
占有zhànyǒuto have; to own; to hold; to occupy; to possess; to account for (a high proportion etc)
占据zhànjùto occupy; to hold
占线zhànxiànbusy (telephone line)
占中zhànzhōngOccupy Central, Hong Kong civil disobedience movement (September 2014 -)
占先zhànxiānto take precedence
Words With Same Tail Word    
率领shuàilǐngto lead; to command; to head
本领běnlǐngskill; ability; capability
带领dàilǐngto guide; to lead
纲领gānglǐngprogram (i.e. plan of action); guiding principle
首领shǒulǐnghead; boss; chief
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