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English Definitionto rule; to govern; to manage; to control; to harness (a river); to treat (a disease); to wipe out (a pest); to punish; to research
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Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄓˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zi6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate

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治疗zhìliáoto treat (an illness); medical treatment; therapy
治理zhìlǐto govern; to administer; to manage; to control; governance
治安zhì'ānlaw and order; public security
治本zhìběnto take radical measures; to get to the root (of a problem etc)
治标zhìbiāoto treat only the symptoms but not the root cause
Words With Same Tail Word    
政治zhèngzhìpolitics; political
统治tǒngzhìto rule (a country); to govern; rule; regime
防治fángzhìprevention and cure
三明治sān míng zhìsandwich (loanword)
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