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English Definitionto convene; to gather
Simplified Script召集
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄠˋ ㄐㄧˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ziu6zaap6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
zhàoto call together; to summon; to convene; temple or monastery (used in place names in Inner Mongolia)
to gather; to collect; collected works; measure word for sections of a TV series etc: episode

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
召开zhàokāito convene (a conference or meeting); to convoke; to call together
召回zhàohuíto recall (a product, an ambassador etc)
召唤zhàohuànto summon; to beckon; to call
召见zhàojiàncall in (one's subordinates); summon (an envoy of a foreign country) to an interview
Words With Same Tail Word    
收集shōujíto gather; to collect
聚集jùjíto assemble; to gather
搜集sōujíto gather; to collect
密集mìjíconcentrated; crowded together; intensive; compressed
募集mùjíto raise; to collect
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