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官司
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English Definitionlawsuit
Simplified Script官司
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinguānsi
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄢ ㄙ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)gun1si1
Part of Speech(名) noun
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Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
guāngovernment official; governmental; official; public; organ of the body; (Chinese surname)
to take charge of; to manage; department (under a ministry); (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
官员guānyuánofficial (in an organization or government); administrator
官方guānfānggovernment; official (approved or issued by an authority)
官僚主义guānliáo zhǔyìbureaucracy
官僚guānliáobureaucrat; bureaucracy; bureaucratic
官兵guānbīngofficers and men
Words With Same Tail Word    
上司shàngsiboss; superior
打官司dǎ guānsito file a lawsuit; to sue; to dispute
吃官司chī guānsito face legal action; to get sued
顶头上司dǐngtóu shàngsione's immediate superior
口水官司kǒushuǐ guānsifrivolous lawsuit
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