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English Definitionto engage; to hire (a lawyer etc)
Simplified Script聘请
Traditional Script聘請
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄆㄧㄣˋ ㄑㄧㄥˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ping3cing2
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
pìnto engage (a teacher etc); to hire; to betroth; betrothal gift; to get married (of woman)
qǐngto ask; to invite; please (do something); to treat (to a meal etc); to request

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
聘任pìnrènto appoint (to a position); appointed
聘用pìnyòngto employ; to hire
聘问pìnwèninternational exchange of visits; to visit as envoy; to visit as family representative for purpose of marriage arrangement (traditional culture)
聘书pìnshūletter of appointment; contract
聘礼pìnlǐbetrothal gift
Words With Same Tail Word    
邀请yāoqǐngto invite; invitation
申请shēnqǐngto apply for something; application (form etc)
宴请yànqǐngto entertain (for dinner); to invite to dinner
提请tíqǐngto propose
促请cùqǐngto urge
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