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English Definitionto grow
Simplified Script生长
Traditional Script生長
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄥ ㄓㄤˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sang1zoeng2
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
shēngto be born; to give birth; life; to grow; raw; uncooked; student
zhǎngchief; head; elder; to grow; to develop; to increase; to enhance

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Words With Same Head Word    
生产shēngchǎnto produce; to manufacture; to give birth to a child
生活shēnghuólife; activity; to live; livelihood
生词shēngcínew word (in textbook); word that is unfamiliar or not yet studied
生命shēngmìnglife; living; biological
Words With Same Tail Word    
增长zēngzhǎngto grow; to increase
部长bùzhǎnghead of a (government etc) department; section chief; section head; secretary; minister
校长xiàozhǎng(college, university) president; headmaster
成长chéngzhǎngto mature; to grow; growth
班长bānzhǎngclass monitor; squad leader; team leader
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