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English Definitionprominent; outstanding; to give prominence to; to protrude; to project
Simplified Script突出
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyintūchū, Taiwan pr. túchū
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄨ ㄔㄨ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dat6ceot1
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
to dash; to move forward quickly; to bulge; to protrude; to break through; to rush out; sudden
chūto go out; to come out; to occur; to produce; to go beyond; to rise; to put forth; to happen; measure word for dramas, plays, operas, etc.

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
突然tūránsudden; abrupt; unexpected
突击tūjīsudden and violent attack; assault; fig. rushed job; concentrated effort to finish a job quickly
突破tūpòto break through; to make a breakthrough; to surmount or break the back of (a task etc); (of ball sports) to break through a defense
突袭tūxísurprise attack
突厥tūjuéTurkic ethnic group
Words With Same Tail Word    
演出yǎnchūto act (in a play); to perform; to put on (a performance); performance; concert; show
指出zhǐchūto indicate; to point out
展出zhǎnchūto put on display; to be on show; to exhibit
发出fāchūto issue (an order, decree etc); to send out; to dispatch; to produce (a sound); to let out (a laugh)
付出fùchūto pay; to invest (energy or time in a friendship etc)
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