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English Definitionto contract; to undertake (a job)
Simplified Script承包
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄥˊ ㄅㄠ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sing4baau1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
chéngto bear; to carry; to hold; to continue; to undertake; to take charge; owing to; due to; to receive; (Chinese surname); Cheng (c. 2000 BC), third of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神农 Farmer God
bāoto cover; to wrap; to hold; to include; to take charge of; to contract (to or for); package; wrapper; container; bag; to hold or embrace; bundle; packet; (Chinese surname); bun (food)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
承认chéngrènto admit; to concede; to recognize; recognition (diplomatic, artistic etc); to acknowledge
承担chéngdānto undertake; to assume (responsibility etc)
承受chéngshòuto bear; to support; to inherit
承诺chéngnuòto promise; to undertake to do something; commitment
承办chéngbànto undertake; to accept a contract
Words With Same Tail Word    
书包shūbāoschoolbag; satchel
皮包píbāohandbag; briefcase
背包bēibāoknapsack; rucksack; infantry pack; field pack; blanket roll
提包tíbāohandbag; bag; valise
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