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镇压
Main
English Definitionsuppression; repression; to suppress; to put down; to quell
Simplified Script镇压
Traditional Script鎮壓
Pinyinzhènyā
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄣˋ ㄧㄚ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zan3aat3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
zhènto press down; to calm; to subdue; to suppress; to guard; garrison; small town; to cool or chill (food or drinks)
to press; to push down; to keep under (control); pressure

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
镇定zhèndìngcalm; unperturbed; cool
镇静zhènjìngcalm; cool
镇住zhènzhùto dominate; to control; to subdue; to crush
镇区zhènqūtownship
镇原zhènyuánZhenyuan county in Qingyang 庆阳, Gansu
Words With Same Tail Word    
高压gāoyāhigh pressure; high-handed
气压qìyāatmospheric pressure; barometric pressure
电压diànyāvoltage
血压xuèyāblood pressure
积压jīyāto pile up; to accumulate without being dealt with
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