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English Definitionto make a copy; to plagiarize; to search and seize; to raid; to grab; to go off with; to take a shortcut; to make a turning move; to fold one's arms
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Simplified ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄔㄠ
Cantonese (Jyutping)caau1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
抄寫chāoxiěto copy; to transcribe
抄襲chāoxíto plagiarize; to copy; to attack the flank or rear of an enemy
抄件chāojiànduplicate (copy)
抄家chāojiāto search a house and confiscate possessions
抄手chāoshǒuto fold one's arms; copyist; a type of wonton
Words With Same Tail Word    
傳抄chuánchāoto circulate copies; to copy and pass on
兜抄dōuchāoto surround and attack; to corner; to envelop
包抄bāochāoto outflank; to envelop
小抄xiǎochāocheat sheet; crib sheet
摘抄zhāichāoto extract; to excerpt
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