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English Definitionto make an appointment; to invite; approximately; pact; treaty; to economize; to restrict; to reduce (a fraction); concise
See alsoyāo to weigh in a balance or on a scale
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄩㄝ
Cantonese (Jyutping)joek3
Part of Speech(动) verb, (副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic,Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
约会yuēhuìappointment; engagement; date; to arrange to meet
约束yuēshùto restrict; to limit to; to constrain; restriction; constraint
约好yuēhǎoto settle time and place for an appointment
约翰yuēhànJohn (name); Johan (name); Johann (name)
Words With Same Tail Word    
条约tiáoyuētreaty; pact
节约jiéyuēto economize; to conserve (resources); economy; frugal
大约dàyuēapproximately; probably
隐约yǐnyuēvague; faint; indistinct
预约yùyuēbooking; reservation; to book; to make an appointment
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