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English Definitionto limit; to confine; to restrict something within set boundaries
See alsojúxiàn variant of 局限 (from traditional character 侷限)
Simplified Script局限
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄩˊ ㄒㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)guk6haan6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
office; situation; measure word for games: match, set, round, etc.
xiànlimit; bound; to set a limit (on)

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Words With Same Head Word    
局面júmiànaspect; phase; situation
局部júbùpart; local
局长júzhǎngbureau chief
局势júshìsituation; state (of affairs)
局促júcùnarrow (surrounding); short (of time)
Words With Same Tail Word    
无限wúxiànunlimited; unbounded
有限yǒuxiànlimited; finite
期限qīxiàntime limit; deadline; allotted time
界限jièxiànboundary; marginal
权限quánxiànscope of authority; extent of power; (access etc) privileges
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