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English Definitionto fill a gap; to fill in a blank (on a form); to overcome a deficiency
Traditional Script填補
Simplified Script填补
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄧㄢˊ ㄅㄨˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tin4bou2
Part of Speech(动) verb
Word Decomposition
tiánto fill or stuff; (of a form etc) to fill in
to repair; to patch; to mend; to make up for; to fill (a vacancy); to supplement

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
填空tiánkòngto fill a job vacancy; to fill in a blank (e.g. on questionnaire or exam paper)
填寫tiánxiěto fill in a form; to write data in a box (on a questionnaire or web form)
填充tiánchōngpad; padding
填堵tiándǔto stuff; to cram into
Words With Same Tail Word    
彌補míbǔto complement; to make up for a deficiency
互補hùbǔcomplementary; to complement each other
候補hòubǔto wait to fill a vacancy; reserve (candidate); alternate; substitute
修補xiūbǔto mend
增補zēngbǔto augment; to supplement; to add
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