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English Definitionto clear away; to eliminate; to get rid of
Simplified Script清除
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧㄥ ㄔㄨˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)cing1ceoi4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
qīngclear; distinct; quiet; just and honest; pure; to settle or clear up; to clean up or purge; Qing or Ch'ing dynasty of Imperial China (1644-1911); (Chinese surname)
chúto get rid of; to remove; to exclude; to eliminate; to wipe out; to divide; except; not including

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Words With Same Head Word    
清楚qīngchuclear; distinct; to understand thoroughly; to be clear about
清醒qīngxǐngclear-headed; sober; awake
清晰qīngxīclear; distinct
清洁qīngjiéclean; to clean
清晨qīngchénearly morning
Words With Same Tail Word    
消除xiāochúto eliminate; to remove
废除fèichúto abolish; to abrogate; to repeal
开除kāichúto expel
排除páichúto eliminate; to remove; to exclude; to rule out
解除jiěchúto remove; to sack; to get rid of; to relieve (somebody of their duties); to free; to lift (an embargo); to rescind (an agreement)
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