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English Definitionto raise (one's voice); to overrate; to build up; to stand out; outstanding
Simplified Script拔高
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄚˊ ㄍㄠ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bat6gou1
Word Decomposition
to pull up; to pull out; to draw out by suction; to select; to pick; to stand out (above level); to surpass; to seize
gāohigh; tall; above average; loud; your (honorific); (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
拔苗助长bá miáo zhùzhǎngto spoil things through excessive enthusiasm (idiom)
拔取báqǔto pick out; to select and recruit; to pluck; to pull
拔地bádìto rise steeply from level ground
拔尖bájiāntop-notch (colloquial); to push oneself to the front
拔掉bádiàoto pluck; to pull off; to pull out; to unplug
Words With Same Tail Word    
提高tígāoto raise; to increase; to improve
崇高chónggāomajestic; sublime
跳高tiàogāohigh jump (athletics)
升高shēnggāoto raise; to ascend
身高shēngāo(a person's) height
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