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English Definitionbranch of study; administrative section; division; field; branch; stage directions; family (taxonomy); rules; laws; to mete out (punishment); to levy (taxes etc); to fine somebody
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Traditional ScriptSame
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄎㄜ
Cantonese (Jyutping)fo1
Part of Speech(名) noun, (量) measure word
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科学kēxuéscience; scientific knowledge; scientific; rational
科技kējìscience and technology
科研kēyán(scientific) research
科长kēzhǎngsection chief
科学家kēxué jiāscientist
Words With Same Tail Word    
内科nèikēinternal medicine; general medicine
外科wàikēsurgery (branch of medicine)
学科xuékēsubject; branch of learning; course; academic discipline
本科běnkēundergraduate course; undergraduate (attributive)
前科qiánkēcriminal record; previous convictions
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