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English Definitionto suppress; to inhibit; to stifle
Traditional Script壓制
Simplified Script压制
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄚ ㄓˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)aat3zai3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
to press; to push down; to keep under (control); pressure
zhìsystem; to control; to regulate; variant of

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Words With Same Head Word    
壓迫yāpòto oppress; to repress; to constrict; oppression; stress (physics)
壓縮yāsuōto compress; compression
壓抑yāyìto constrain or repress emotions; oppressive; stifling; depressing; repression
壓榨yāzhàto press; to squeeze; to extract juice, oil etc by squeezing
Words With Same Tail Word    
控制kòngzhìcontrol; to exercise control over; to contain
限制xiànzhìto restrict; to limit; to confine; restriction; limit
法制fǎzhìlegal system and institutions
抑制yìzhìto inhibit; to keep down; to suppress
學制xuézhìeducational system; length of schooling
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