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English Definitionto approach
Simplified Script即化
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧˊ ㄏㄨㄚˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zik1faa3
Word Decomposition
namely; that is; i.e.; prompt; at once; at present; even if; prompted (by the occasion); to approach; to come into contact; to assume (office); to draw near
huàto make into; to change into; -ization; to ... -ize; to transform; abbr. for 化学

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Words With Same Head Word    
即将jíjiāngon the eve of; to be about to; to be on the verge of
即使jíshǐeven if; even though
即便jíbiàneven if; even though; right away; immediately
即日jírìthis or that very day; in the next few days
即付jífùto pay on demand
Words With Same Tail Word    
文化wénhuàculture; civilization; cultural
变化biànhuàchange; variation; to change; to vary
消化xiāohuàto digest; digestion; digestive
转化zhuǎnhuàto change; to transform; isomerization (chemistry)
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