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English Definitionprivately run (i.e. by a company, not the state)
Simplified Script民营
Traditional Script民營
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄧㄣˊ ㄧㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)man4jing4
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
mínthe people; nationality; citizen; (Chinese surname)
yíngcamp; barracks; battalion; to build; to operate; to manage; to strive for

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Words With Same Head Word    
民族mínzúnationality; ethnic group
民间mínjiānamong the people; popular; folk; non-governmental; involving people rather than governments
民国mínguóRepublic of China (1912-1949); used instead of reign name by the nationalist government, then by Taiwan; used in PRC as reign name of a former dynasty
民兵mínbīngpeople's militia; militia; militiaman
Words With Same Tail Word    
经营jīngyíngto engage in (business etc); to run; to operate
国营guóyíngstate-run (company etc); nationalized
阵营zhènyínggroup of people; camp; faction; sides in a dispute
露营lùyíngto camp out; camping
私营sīyíngprivately-owned; private
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