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起用
Main
English Definitionto promote; to reinstate (in a position or job)
Simplified Script起用
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinqǐyòng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧˇ ㄧㄨㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hei2jung6
Word Decomposition
to rise; to raise; to get up; to set out; to start; to appear; to launch; to initiate (action); to draft; to establish; to get (from a depot or counter); verb suffix, to start; (before place or time) starting from; measure word for occurrences or unpredictable events: case, instance; measure word for groups: batch, group
yòngto use; to employ; to have to; to eat or drink; expense or outlay; usefulness; hence; therefore

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Words With Same Head Word    
起来qǐlaito stand up; to get up
起床qǐchuángto get out of bed; to get up
起飞qǐfēi(of an aircraft) to take off
起初qǐchūoriginally; at first; at the outset
起源qǐyuánorigin; to originate; to come from
Words With Same Tail Word    
使用shǐyòngto use; to employ; to apply; to make use of
利用lìyòngto exploit; to make use of; to use; to take advantage of; to utilize
不用bùyòngneed not
作用zuòyòngto act on; to affect; action; function; activity; impact; result; effect; purpose; intent; to play a role; corresponds to English -ity, -ism, -ization
采用cǎiyòngto adopt; to employ; to use
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