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English Definitioncontrary; in reverse; inside out or upside down; to reverse; to return; to oppose; opposite; against; anti-; to rebel; to use analogy; instead; abbr. for 反切 phonetic system
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄈㄢˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)faan2
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate

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反对fǎnduìto fight against; to oppose; to be opposed to; opposition
反映fǎnyìngto mirror; to reflect; mirror image; reflection; (fig.) to report; to make known; to render
反应fǎnyìngto react; to respond; reaction; response; reply; chemical reaction
反抗fǎnkàngto resist; to rebel
反正fǎnzhènganyway; in any case; to come over from the enemy's side
Words With Same Tail Word    
违反wéifǎnto violate (a law)
相反xiāngfǎnopposite; contrary
造反zàofǎnto rebel; to revolt
三反sānfǎn"Three Anti" campaign (anti-corruption, anti-waste, anti-bureaucracy), early PRC purge of 1951-52
倒反dàofǎninstead; on the contrary; contrary (to expectations)
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