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English Definitionsetback; reverse; check; defeat; frustration; disappointment; to frustrate; to discourage; to set somebody back; to blunt; to subdue
Simplified Script挫折
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄘㄨㄛˋ ㄓㄜˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)co3zit3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
cuòobstructed; to fail; to oppress; to repress; to lower the tone; to bend back; to dampen
zhéto break; to fracture; to snap; to suffer loss; to bend; to twist; to turn back; to change direction; convinced; to convert into (currency); discount; rebate; tenth (in price); measure word for theatrical scenes; to fold; accounts book

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
挫败cuòbàito thwart; to foil (somebody's plans); to defeat
挫疮cuòchuāngacne; pustule
挫伤cuòshāngto harm; fracture
Words With Same Tail Word    
曲折qūzhéwinding; (fig.) complicated
打折dǎzhéto give a discount
转折zhuǎnzhéshift in the trend of events; turnaround; plot shift in a book; turn in the conversation
周折zhōuzhétwists and turns; vicissitude; complication; difficulty; effort
九折jiǔzhé10% off (price)
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