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English Definitionmechanism; structure; organization; agency; institution
Simplified Script机构
Traditional Script機構
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧ ㄍㄡˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gei1kau3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
machine; engine; opportunity; intention; aircraft; pivot; crucial point; flexible (quick-witted); organic; (Chinese surname)
gòuto construct; to form; to make up; to compose; literary composition; paper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera)

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Words With Same Head Word    
机场jīchǎngairport; airfield
机器jīqìmachine; equipment
机会jīhuìopportunity; chance; occasion
机关jīguānmechanism; gear; machine-operated; office; agency; organ; organization; establishment; institution; body; strategum; scheme; intrigue; plot; trick
机械jīxièmachine; machinery; mechanical; (old) cunning; scheming
Words With Same Tail Word    
结构jiégòustructure; composition; makeup; architecture
架构jiàgòuto construct; to build; infrastructure; architecture; framework
同构tónggòuisomorphism; isomorphic
建构jiàngòuto construct (often something abstract, such as good relations); to set up; to develop; construction (abstract); architecture
异构yìgòuisomeric (chemistry)
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