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English Definitiondefect; flaw; physical defect
Simplified Script缺陷
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄩㄝ ㄒㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)kyut3haam6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
quēdeficiency; lack; scarce; vacant post; to run short of
xiànpitfall; trap; to get stuck; to sink; to cave in; to frame (false charge); to capture (a city in battle); to fall (to the enemy); defect

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
缺乏quēfáto lack; to be short of; lack; shortage
缺少quēshǎolack; shortage of; shortfall; to be short (of); to lack
缺点quēdiǎnweak point; fault; shortcoming; disadvantage
缺席quēxíabsence; absent
缺口quēkǒunick; jag; gap; shortfall
Words With Same Tail Word    
沦陷lúnxiànto fall into enemy hands; to be occupied; to degenerate; to submerge
诬陷wūxiànto entrap; to frame; to plant false evidence against somebody
下陷xiàxiànto subside; subsidence
低陷dīxiànto sink; to settle
倾陷qīngxiànto frame (an innocent person); to collapse
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