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English Definitionto recruit (followers); to scout for (talent etc); to incur; to lead to
Simplified Script招致
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄠ ㄓˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ziu1zi3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Word Decomposition
zhāoto recruit; to provoke; to beckon; to incur; to infect; contagious; a move (chess); a maneuver; device; trick; to confess
zhìto send; to devote; to deliver; to cause; to convey

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
招待zhāodàito receive (guests); to entertain; reception
招呼zhāohuto call out to; to greet; to say hello to; to inform; to take care of; to take care that one does not
招手zhāoshǒuto wave; to beckon
招待会zhāodài huìreception
招聘zhāopìnto invite applications for a job; to recruit
Words With Same Tail Word    
一致yīzhìunanimous; identical (views or opinions)
导致dǎozhìto lead to; to create; to cause; to bring about
以致yǐzhìto such an extent as to; down to; up to
大致dàzhìmore or less; roughly; approximately
兴致xìngzhìmood; spirits; interest
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