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English Definitionimportant; vital; to want; to ask for; will; going to (as future auxiliary); may; must; (used in a comparison) must be; probably; if
See alsoyāo to demand; to request; to coerce
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Part of Speech(动) verb, (副) adverb, (助动) auxiliary verb
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(动) As a verb
  1. Feel or have a desire for; want strongly.
  2. Require as useful, just, or proper.
  3. Have need of.
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