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English Definitionto endorse; to support
Simplified Script拥护
Traditional Script擁護
Pinyinyōnghù, Taiwan pr. yǒnghù
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄨㄥ ㄏㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jung2wu6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
yōngto hold; to embrace; to wrap around; to gather around (somebody); to throng; to swarm; to support
to protect

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Words With Same Head Word    
拥抱yōngbàoto embrace; to hug
拥挤yōngjǐcrowded; to throng; congestion
拥有yōngyǒuto have; to possess
拥塞yōngsèto be clogged up; to be congested (traffic, computer network etc)
拥戴yōngdàito give one's allegiance; (popular) support
Words With Same Tail Word    
保护bǎohùto protect; to defend; to safeguard; protection
维护wéihùto defend; to safeguard; to protect; to uphold; to maintain
爱护àihùto cherish; to treasure; to take care of; to love and protect
辩护biànhùto speak in defense of; to argue in favor of; to defend; to plead
防护fánghùto defend; to protect
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