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English Definitionimportant; significant; major
Simplified Script重要
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄨㄥˋ ㄧㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zung6jiu3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
zhòngto attach importance to; important
yàoimportant; vital; to want; to ask for; will; going to (as future auxiliary); may; must; (used in a comparison) must be; probably; if

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
重点zhòngdiǎnimportant point; main point; focus; key (project etc); to focus on; to put the emphasis on
重大zhòngdàgreat; important; major; significant
重视zhòngshìto attach importance to something; to value
重心zhòngxīncenter of gravity; central core; main part
Words With Same Tail Word    
主要zhǔyàomain; principal; major; primary
需要xūyàoto need; to want; to demand; to require; requirement; need
不要bùyàodon't!; must not
只要zhǐyàoif only; so long as
必要bìyàonecessary; essential; indispensable; required
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