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English Definitionto need; to require; essential; indispensable
Simplified Script必需
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄧˋ ㄒㄩ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bit1seoi1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5
Word Decomposition
certainly; must; will; necessarily
to require; to need; to want; necessity; need

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Words With Same Head Word    
必须bìxūto have to; must; compulsory; necessarily
必要bìyàonecessary; essential; indispensable; required
必然bìráninevitable; certain; necessity
必定bìdìngto be bound to; to be sure to
必修bìxiūa required course
Words With Same Tail Word    
急需jíxūto urgently need; urgent need
所需suǒxūnecessary (for); required
供需gōngxūsupply and demand
内需nèixūdomestic demand
按需ànxūon demand; according to demand
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