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English Definitionto penalize; to punish
Simplified Script处罚
Traditional Script處罰
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄨˇ ㄈㄚˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)cyu2fat6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
chǔto reside; to live; to dwell; to be in; to be situated at; to stay; to get along with; to be in a position of; to deal with; to discipline; to punish
to punish; to penalize

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
处理chǔlǐto handle; to treat; to deal with; to process; to deal with a criminal case; to mete out punishment; to offer for sale at a reduced price; to punish
处于chǔyúto be in (some state, position, or condition)
处境chǔjìngsituation (of a person)
处方chǔfāngmedical prescription; recipe; formula
处置chǔzhìto handle; to take care of; to punish
Words With Same Tail Word    
惩罚chéngfápenalty; punishment; to punish
刑罚xíngfásentence; penalty; punishment
主罚zhǔfápenalty (kick)
绝罚juéfáto excommunicate
认罚rènfáto accept punishment
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