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English Definitionin the dark; in secret; on the sly; surreptitiously
Simplified Script暗中
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄢˋ ㄓㄨㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)am3zung1
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
àndark; gloomy; hidden; secret; muddled; obscure; in the dark
zhōngwithin; among; in; middle; center; while (doing something); during; (dialect) OK; all right; China; Chinese; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
暗暗àn'ànsecretly; inwardly
暗示ànshìto hint; to suggest; suggestion; hint
暗杀ànshāto assassinate
暗淡àndàndark; dim (light); dull (color); drab; (fig.) gloomy; bleak
暗井ànjǐngblind shaft; winze
Words With Same Tail Word    
其中qízhōngamong; in; included among these
集中jízhōngto concentrate; to centralize; to focus; centralized; concentrated; to put together
空中kōngzhōngin the sky; in the air
当中dāngzhōngamong; in the middle; in the center
高中gāozhōngsenior high school; abbr. for 高级中学
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