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English Definitionto approve; to ratify
Simplified Script批准
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄆㄧ ㄓㄨㄣˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)pai1zeon2
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
to ascertain; to act on; to criticize; to pass on; measure word for batches, lots, military flights; tier (for the ranking of universities and colleges)
zhǔnto allow; to grant; in accordance with; in the light of

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
批评pīpíngto criticize; criticism
批判pīpànto criticize; critique
批发pīfāwholesale; bulk trade; distribution
批示pīshìto write comments on a report submitted by a subordinate; written comments from a superior
批复pīfùto reply officially to a subordinate
Words With Same Tail Word    
不准bùzhǔnnot to allow; to forbid; to prohibit
核准hézhǔnto authorize; to investigate then ratify
获准huòzhǔnto obtain permission
一准yīzhǔncertainly; also written 一准
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