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English Definitionto select; to pick; choice; option; alternative
Simplified Script选择
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄩㄢˇ ㄗㄜˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)syun2zaak6
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
xuǎnto choose; to pick; to select; to elect
to select; to choose; to pick over; to pick out; to differentiate; to eliminate

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
选举xuǎnjǔto elect; election
选修xuǎnxiūoptional course (in school); to take an optional course
选手xuǎnshǒuathlete; contestant
选拔xuǎnbáto select the best
选民xuǎnmínvoter; constituency; electorate
Words With Same Tail Word    
抉择juézéto choose (literary)
天择tiānzénatural selection
采择cǎizéto choose and use; to adopt (a decision)
可选择kěxuǎn zécan choose
不加选择bùjiā xuǎnzéindiscriminate
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