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English Definitionto reply (to an accusation); to defend one's dissertation
Simplified Script答辩
Traditional Script答辯
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄚˊ ㄅㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)daap3bin6
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
reply; answer; return; respond; echo
biànto dispute; to debate; to argue; to discuss

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Words With Same Head Word    
答案dá'ànanswer; solution
答复dáfùto answer; to reply; Reply to: (in email header)
答卷dájuàncompleted examination paper; answer sheet
答复dáfùvariant of 答覆
答辨dábiànto plead (in law court); to reply to a charge
Words With Same Tail Word    
分辩fēnbiànto explain the facts; to defend against an accusation
争辩zhēngbiàna dispute; to wrangle
伏辩fúbiànvariant of 服辯
剖辩pōubiànto analyze; to explain
善辩shànbiàneloquent; good at arguing
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