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English Definitiondisposition of troops; wave; spate; burst; spell; short period of time; measure word for events or states of short duration
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄓㄣˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zan6
Part of Speech(量) measure word
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate

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阵营zhènyínggroup of people; camp; faction; sides in a dispute
阵子zhènziperiod of time
阵地zhèndìposition; front
阵容zhènróngtroop arrangement; battle formation; line-up (of a sports team etc)
阵线zhènxiàna front (militant group); line of battle; alignment (towards a political party etc)
Words With Same Tail Word    
一阵yīzhèna moment; a burst; a fit; a peal; a spell (period of time)
上阵shàngzhènto go into battle
助阵zhùzhènto cheer; to root for
叫阵jiàozhènto challenge an opponent to a fight
压阵yāzhènto bring up the rear; to provide support; to hold the lines
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