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English Definitionto retreat; to decline; to move back; to withdraw
Simplified Script退
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄊㄨㄟˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)teoi3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
退休tuìxiūto retire; retirement (from work)
退步tuìbùto do less well than before; to make a concession; setback; backward step; leeway; room to maneuver; fallback
退出tuìchūto withdraw; to abort; to quit; to log out (computing)
退回tuìhuíto return (an item); to send back; to go back
退还tuìhuánto return (something borrowed etc); to send back; to refund; to rebate
Words With Same Tail Word    
后退hòutuìto recoil; to draw back; to fall back; to retreat
衰退shuāituìto decline; to fall; to drop; to falter; a decline; recession (in economics)
倒退dàotuìto fall back; to go in reverse
撤退chètuìto retreat
三退sāntuìwithdrawal from the Communist Party, the Communist Youth League, and the Young Pioneers of China
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