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English Definitionto observe; to survey; observation (scientific etc)
Simplified Script观测
Traditional Script觀測
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄢ ㄘㄜˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gun1cak1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
guānto look at; to watch; to observe; to behold; to advise; concept; point of view; outlook
to survey; to measure; to conjecture

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
观众guānzhòngspectators; audience; visitors (to an exhibition etc)
观察guāncháto observe; to watch; to survey; to examine; observation; view; perspective
观点guāndiǎnpoint of view; viewpoint; standpoint
观念guānniànnotion; thought; concept; sense; views; ideology; general impressions
观看guānkànto watch; to view
Words With Same Tail Word    
预测yùcèto forecast; to predict
猜测cāicèto guess; to conjecture; to surmise
推测tuīcèspeculation; to conjecture; to surmise; to speculate
探测tàncèto probe; to take readings; to explore; exploration
检测jiǎncèto detect; to test; detection; sensing
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