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English Definitionmistake; slip-up; fault; error (in data transmission); accident; mishap
Simplified Script差错
Traditional Script差錯
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄚ ㄘㄨㄛˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)caa1co3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
chādifference; discrepancy; to differ; error; to err; to make a mistake
cuòmistake; wrong; bad; interlocking; complex; to grind; to polish; to alternate; to stagger; to miss; to let slip; to evade; to inlay with gold or silver; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
差别chābiédifference; distinction; diversity; disparity
差距chājùdisparity; gap
差异chāyìdifference; discrepancy
差价chājiàdifference in price
差分chāfēndifference; increment
Words With Same Tail Word    
不错bùcuòcorrect; right; not bad; pretty good
没错méicuòthat's right; sure!; rest assured!; that's good; can't go wrong
交错jiāocuòto crisscross; to intertwine
出错chūcuòto make a mistake; error
弄错nòngcuòto err; to get something wrong; to miscalculate; to misunderstand
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