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English Definitionto go back and forth; to go to and fro; round trip
Simplified Script往返
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨㄤˇ ㄈㄢˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)wong5faan2
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5
Word Decomposition
wǎngto go (in a direction); to; towards; (of a train) bound for; past; previous
fǎnto return (to)

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Words With Same Head Word    
往往wǎngwǎngoften; frequently
往来wǎngláidealings; contacts; to go back and forth
往事wǎngshìpast events; former happenings
往常wǎngchánghabitually (in the past); as one used to do formerly; as it used to be
往年wǎngniánin former years; in previous years
Words With Same Tail Word    
重返chóngfǎnto return to
回返huífǎnto return; to go back; to come back
复返fùfǎnto come back; to return
折返zhéfǎnto turn back
送返sòngfǎnto send back
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