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English Definitionto make known; to show; to prove; to write; book; outstanding
See alsozhāo (chess) move; trick; all right!; (dialect) to add (from traditional character )
zháo to touch; to come in contact with; to feel; to be affected by; to catch fire; to burn; (coll.) to fall asleep; (after a verb) hitting the mark; succeeding in (from traditional character )
zhe aspect particle indicating action in progress (from traditional character )
zhuó to wear (clothes); to contact; to use; to apply
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Part of Speech(形) adjective, (动) verb
Sample Sentences
  • ①他⑴坐⑴{着}⑷埋头⑸看书⑩。
    He was sitting with his head buried in a book.
  • ⑤地质学⑶书籍⑵或⑶论⑴{着}⑩
    A book on geology.
  • 我边走边看书。
    I read a book as I walked.
  • 他以可信赖的人称。
    He was known as a reliable man.
  • 请务必确认门是锁的。
    Please make sure that the door is locked.
  • 警方监视他常去的酒吧。
    The police watched the bars which he was known to resort.
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