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English Definitionmistake; wrong; bad; interlocking; complex; to grind; to polish; to alternate; to stagger; to miss; to let slip; to evade; to inlay with gold or silver; (Chinese surname)
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄘㄨㄛˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)co3
Part of Speech(名) noun, (形) adjective
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=2; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
错误cuòwùerror; mistake; mistaken; false; wrong
错字cuòzìincorrect character; typo (in Chinese text)
错过cuòguòto miss (train, opportunity etc)
错综cuòzōngintricate; complicated; tangled; involved; to synthesize
错乱cuòluànin disorder; deranged (mentally)
Words With Same Tail Word    
不错bùcuòcorrect; right; not bad; pretty good
没错méicuòthat's right; sure!; rest assured!; that's good; can't go wrong
交错jiāocuòto crisscross; to intertwine
差错chācuòmistake; slip-up; fault; error (in data transmission); accident; mishap
出错chūcuòto make a mistake; error
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