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English Definitionto replenish; to supplement; to complement; additional; supplementary
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄨˇ ㄔㄨㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bou2cung1
Part of Speech(动) verb
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
to repair; to patch; to mend; to make up for; to fill (a vacancy); to supplement
chōngto fill; to satisfy; to fulfill; to act in place of; substitute; sufficient; full

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Words With Same Head Word    
补习bǔxíto take extra lessons in a cram school or with a private tutor
补课bǔkèto make up missed lesson; to reschedule a class
补偿bǔchángto compensate; to make up
补助bǔzhùto subsidize; subsidy; allowance
补救bǔjiùto remedy
Words With Same Tail Word    
扩充kuòchōngto expand
冒充màochōngto feign; to pretend to be; to pass oneself off as
假充jiǎchōngto pose as somebody; to act a part; imposture
南充nánchōngNanchong prefecture level city in Sichuan
回充huíchōngto recharge
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