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English Definitionto establish; to found; to set up; to build; to construct
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Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄐㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gin3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
建设jiànshèto build; to construct; construction; constructive
建立jiànlìto establish; to set up; to found
建议jiànyìto propose; to suggest; to recommend; proposal; suggestion; recommendation
建筑jiànzhùto construct; building
建造jiànzàoto construct; to build
Words With Same Tail Word    
封建fēngjiànsystem of enfeoffment; feudalism; feudal; feudalistic
修建xiūjiànto build; to construct
扩建kuòjiànto extend a building
创建chuàngjiànto found; to establish
兴建xīngjiànto build; to construct
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