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English Definitionqualified; competent (professionally); to be up to a task
Simplified Script胜任
Traditional Script勝任
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄥˋ ㄖㄣˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sing1jam6
Word Decomposition
shèngequal to (a task); competent
rènto assign; to appoint; to take up a post; office; responsibility; to let; to allow; to give free rein to; no matter (how, what etc); measure word for the number of terms served in office, post, or rank; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
胜地shèngdìwell-known scenic spot
胜负shèngfùvictory or defeat; the outcome of a battle
胜仗shèngzhàngvictory; victorious battle
胜似shèngsìto surpass; better than; superior to
Words With Same Tail Word    
责任zérènresponsibility; blame; duty
主任zhǔrèndirector; head
担任dānrènto hold a governmental office or post; to assume office of; to take charge of; to serve as
信任xìnrènto trust; to have confidence in
班主任bānzhǔ rènteacher in charge of a class
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