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English Definitionto hire; to employ; to engage
Simplified Script延聘
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄢˊ ㄆㄧㄣˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jin4ping3
Word Decomposition
yánto prolong; to extend; to delay; (Chinese surname)
pìnto engage (a teacher etc); to hire; to betroth; betrothal gift; to get married (of woman)

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Words With Same Head Word    
延长yánchángto prolong; to extend; to delay; Yanchang county in Yan'an 延安, Shaanxi
延伸yánshēnto extend; to spread
延续yánxùto continue; to go on; to last
延迟yánchíto delay; to postpone; to keep putting something off; to procrastinate; (computing) to lag
延期yánqīto delay; to extend; to postpone; to defer
Words With Same Tail Word    
招聘zhāopìnto invite applications for a job; to recruit
应聘yìngpìnto accept a job offer; to apply for an advertised position
下聘xiàpìnto send the betrothal gifts; (fig.) to conclude a marriage
反聘fǎnpìnto re-hire retired personnel
受聘shòupìnhired (for employment); invited (e.g. to lecture); engaged (for a task); (in olden times) betrothal gift from the groom's family
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