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Main
English Definitionto use; to employ; to have to; to eat or drink; expense or outlay; usefulness; hence; therefore
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄧㄨㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jung6
Part of Speech(动) verb, (介) preposition
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
用力yònglìto exert oneself physically
用功yònggōngdiligent; industrious (in one's studies); to study hard; to make great effort
用处yòngchuusefulness
用途yòngtúuse; application
用品yòngpǐnarticles for use; products; goods
Words With Same Tail Word    
使用shǐyòngto use; to employ; to apply; to make use of
利用lìyòngto exploit; to make use of; to use; to take advantage of; to utilize
不用bùyòngneed not
作用zuòyòngto act on; to affect; action; function; activity; impact; result; effect; purpose; intent; to play a role; corresponds to English -ity, -ism, -ization
采用cǎiyòngto adopt; to employ; to use
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