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English Definitionto extinguish or put out; to go out (of a fire etc); to exterminate or wipe out; to drown
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Pinyinmiè
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄇㄧㄝˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)mit6
Part of Speech(动) verb
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Words With Same Head Word    
灭亡mièwángto be destroyed; to become extinct; to perish; to die out; to destroy; to exterminate
灭火mièhuǒto extinguish a fire; firefighting
灭绝mièjuéto extinguish; to become extinct; to die out
灭口mièkǒuto kill somebody to prevent them from divulging a secret; to silence somebody
灭失mièshīloss (of something through natural disaster, theft etc) (law)
Words With Same Tail Word    
消灭xiāomièto put an end to; to annihilate; to cause to perish; to perish; annihilation (in quantum field theory)
扑灭pūmièto eradicate; to extinguish
歼灭jiānmièto wipe out; to crush; to annihilate
毁灭huǐmièto perish; to ruin; to destroy
熄灭xīmièto stop burning; to go out (of fire); to die out; extinguished
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