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English Definitionto wear (clothes); to contact; to use; to apply
See alsozhāo (chess) move; trick; all right!; (dialect) to add
zháo to touch; to come in contact with; to feel; to be affected by; to catch fire; to burn; (coll.) to fall asleep; (after a verb) hitting the mark; succeeding in
zhe aspect particle indicating action in progress
zhù to make known; to show; to prove; to write; book; outstanding
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄓㄨㄛˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zoek3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
着手zhuóshǒuto put one's hand to it; to start out on a task; to set out
着重zhuózhòngto put emphasis on; to stress
着想zhuóxiǎngto give thought (to others); to consider (other people's needs)
着眼zhuóyǎnto have one's eyes on (a goal); having something in mind; to concentrate
着陆zhuólùlanding; touchdown; to land; to touch down
Words With Same Tail Word    
执着zhízhuóto be strongly attached to; to be dedicated; to cling to
沉着chénzhuósteady; calm and collected; not nervous
穿着chuānzhuóattire; clothes; dress
吸着xīzhuósorption (generic term for absorption, adsorption, diffusion, precipitation etc)
无着wúzhuó(of income etc) to be unassured; to lack a reliable source; Asanga (Buddhist philosopher, c. 4th century AD)
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