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English Definitiona step; a pace; walk; march; stages in a process; situation; (Chinese surname)
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Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄅㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bou6
Part of Speech(量) measure word
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
步骤bùzhòuprocedure; step
步伐bùfápace; (measured) step; march
步兵bùbīnginfantry; foot; infantryman; foot soldier
步子bùzistep; pace
步行bùxíngto go on foot; to walk
Words With Same Tail Word    
散步sànbùto take a walk; to go for a walk
跑步pǎobùto run; to jog; (military) to march at the double
进步jìnbùprogress; improvement; to improve; to progress
逐步zhúbùprogressively; step by step
初步chūbùinitial; preliminary; tentative
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