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English Definitionto expound (a position); to elaborate (on a topic); to treat (a subject)
Traditional Script闡述
Simplified Script阐述
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄢˇ ㄕㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zin2seot6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
chǎnto express; to disclose; to enlighten; to open
shùto state; to tell; to narrate; to relate

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Words With Same Head Word    
闡明chǎnmíngto elucidate; to explain clearly; to expound
闡揚chǎnyángto expound; to propagate
闡發chǎnfāto elucidate; to expound; to study and explain
闡示chǎnshìto demonstrate
闡釋chǎnshìto explain; to expound; to interpret; elucidation
Words With Same Tail Word    
上述shàngshùaforementioned; above-mentioned
敘述xùshùto relate (a story or information); to tell or talk about; to recount; narration; telling; narrative; account
複述fùshùvariant of 覆述
覆述fùshùto repeat (one's own words or somebody else's); (in the classroom) to paraphrase what one has learned
論述lùnshùtreatise; discourse; exposition
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