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English Definition(Tw) to lower (prices, interest rates etc); to reduce; to cut
Simplified Script调降
Traditional Script調降
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄧㄠˊ ㄐㄧㄤˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tiu4gong3
Word Decomposition
tiáoto harmonize; to reconcile; to blend; to suit well; to season (food); to provoke; to incite
jiàngto drop; to fall; to come down; to descend

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
调整tiáozhěngto adjust; adjustment; revision
调节tiáojiéto adjust; to regulate; to harmonize; to reconcile (accountancy etc)
调皮tiáopínaughty; mischievous; unruly
调和tiáohéharmonious; to mediate; to reconcile; to compromise; mediation; to mix; to blend; blended; to season; seasoning; to placate
调剂tiáojìto adjust; to balance; to make up a medical prescription
Words With Same Tail Word    
下降xiàjiàngto decline; to drop; to fall; to go down; to decrease
以降yǐjiàngsince (some point in the past)
伞降sǎnjiàngto parachute into; parachuting
势降shìjiàngpotential drop (elec.)
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