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Chinese Vocabulary Term C

Vocabulary Term C

才干 才幹 cai2gan4 cáigàn ability; competence

财富 財富 cai2fu4 cáifù wealth; riches; fortune

财务 財務 cai2wu4 cáiwù financial affairs

财政 財政 cai2zheng4 cáizhèng public finances; financial

裁缝 裁縫 cai2feng cáifeng tailor; dressmaker

裁判 裁判 cai2pan4 cáipàn judge; to referee; judgment

裁员 裁員 cai2yuan2 cáiyuán cut staff; lay off employees

采购 采購 cai3gou4 cǎigòu make purchases for an organization; go shopping

采集 采集 cai3ji2 cǎijí gather; collect

采纳 采納 cai3na4 cǎinà accept; adopt

彩票 彩票 cai3piao4 cǎipiào lottery; lottery ticket

参谋 參謀 can1mou2 cānmóu advisor; give advice

参照 參照 can1zhao4 cānzhào consult a reference; refer to (another document)

残疾 殘疾 can2ji cánji deformity; handicapped; crippled

残酷 殘酷 can2ku4 cánkù cruel

残留 殘留 can2liu2 cánliú to remain; be left over; surplus; remnant

残忍 殘忍 can2ren3 cánrěn brutal; bloody; merciless

灿烂 燦爛 can4lan4 cànlàn to glitter; brilliant; splendid

仓促 倉促 cang1cu4 cāngcù hurried

仓库 倉庫 cang1ku4 cāngkù depot; storehouse; warehouse

苍白 蒼白 cang1bai2 cāngbái pale; wan; pallid

舱 艙 cang1 cāng cabin; hold (of a ship or airplane)

操劳 操勞 cao1lao2 cāoláo work hard; look after

操练 操練 cao1lian4 cāoliàn to drill; to practice

操纵 操縱 cao1zong4 cāozòng operate; control; manipulation

操作 操作 cao1zuo4 cāozuò operate; manipulate

嘈杂 嘈雜 cao2za2 cáozá noisy; raucous

草案 草案 cao3’an4 cǎo’àn draft (legislation, proposal, etc.)

草率 草率 cao3shuai4 cǎoshuài cursory; careless; negligent; sloppy; not serious

侧面 側面 ce4mian4 cèmiàn side; profile; flank; face in profile

测量 測量 ce4liang2 cèliáng to survey; to measure

策划 策劃 ce4hua4 cèhuà plot; scheme; bring about

策略 策略 ce4lüe4 cèlüè tactics; plot

层出不穷 層出不窮 ceng2 chu1 bu4 qiong2 céng chū bù qióng (idiom) emerge more and more; innumerable succession; breeding like flies

层次 層次 ceng2ci4 céngcì level; rank order; standing; layer

差别 差別 cha1bie2 chābié difference; disparity

插座 插座 cha1zuo4 chāzuò power socket

查获 查獲 cha2huo4 cháhuò investigate and capture a criminal; discover

岔 岔 cha4 chà fork in the road; turn off; diverge

刹那 刹那 chan4a4 chànà an instant (Sanskrit: ksana); split second

诧异 詫異 cha4yi4 chàyì flabbergasted; astonished

柴油 柴油 chai2you2 cháiyóu diesel fuel; kerosene

搀 攙 chan1 chān assist by the arm; mix; support; sustain

馋 饞 chan2 chán gluttonous; greedy

缠绕 纏繞 chan2rao4 chánrào bind; wind; twirl; twist; intertwine

产业 産業 chan3ye4 chǎnyè industry; estate; property

阐述 闡述 chan3shu4 chǎnshù expound (a position); elaborate (on a topic)

颤抖 顫抖 chan4dou3 chàndǒu tremble; to shiver; to shake

昌盛 昌盛 chang1sheng4 chāngshèng prosperous

尝试 嘗試 chang2shi4 chángshì to try; attempt

偿还 償還 chang2huan2 chánghuán repay; reimburse

场合 場合 chang3he2 chǎnghé occasion; situation

场面 場面 chang3mian4 chǎngmiàn scene; occasion

场所 場所 chang3suo3 chǎngsuǒ location; place

敞开 敞開 chang3kai1 chǎngkāi open wide

畅通 暢通 chang4tong1 chàngtōng unimpeded; unclogged; free-flowing; straight path; to expedite

畅销 暢銷 chang4xiao1 chàngxiāo best seller; chart-topping; very marketable

倡导 倡導 chang4dao3 chàngdǎo to advocate; propose

倡议 倡議 chang4yi4 chàngyì suggest; propose

钞票 鈔票 chao1piao4 chāopiào paper money; bill

超越 超越 chao1yue4 chāoyuè surpass; exceed; transcend

巢穴 巢穴 chao2xue2 cháoxué lair; nest; den; hideout

朝代 朝代 chao2dai4 cháodài dynasty; reign (of a king)

嘲笑 嘲笑 chao2xiao4 cháoxiào jeer; mock; scoff

潮流 潮流 chao2liu2 cháoliú tide; current; trend

撤退 撤退 che4tui4 chètuì retreat

撤销 撤銷 che4xiao1 chèxiāo repeal

沉淀 沈澱 chen2dian4 chéndiàn to precipitate (solid sediment out of a solution); to settle

沉闷 沈悶 chen2men4 chénmèn oppressive (of weather); heavy; depressed; not happy

沉思 沈思 chen2si1 chénsī ponder; contemplate; meditation

沉重 沈重 chen2zhong4 chénzhòng heavy; hard; serious

沉着 沈著 chen2zhuo2 chénzhuó calm and collected; not nervous

陈旧 陳舊 chen2jiu4 chénjiù old fashioned; outmoded; obsolete

陈列 陳列 chen2lie4 chénliè to display; to exhibit

陈述 陳述 chen2shu4 chénshù allegation; assertation; to declare; to state

衬托 襯托 chen4tuo1 chèntuō to set off; serve as a foil to

称心如意 稱心如意 chen4xin1ru2yi4 chènxīnrúyì find sth. satisfactory

称号 稱號 cheng1hao4 chēnghào title; term of address

成本 成本 cheng2ben3 chéngběn cost (manufacturing, production, etc.)

成交 成交 cheng2jiao1 chéngjiāo complete a contract; clinch a deal; to seal

成天 成天 cheng2tian1 chéngtiān all day long; all the time

成效 成效 cheng2xiao4 chéngxiào effect; result

成心 成心 cheng2xin1 chéngxīn intentional; deliberate; with prior intent

成员 成員 cheng2yuan2 chéngyuán member

呈现 呈現 cheng2xian4 chéngxiàn appear; emerge; present (a certain appearance)

诚挚 誠摯 cheng2zhi4 chéngzhì sincere; cordial; earnest

承办 承辦 cheng2ban4 chéngbàn undertake; accept an assignment

承包 承包 cheng2bao1 chéngbāo to contract (to undertake a job)

承诺 承諾 cheng2nuo4 chéngnuò to promise

城堡 城堡 cheng2bao3 chéngbǎo castle

乘 乘 cheng2 chéng to ride; to mount; make use of; multiply

盛 盛 cheng2, sheng4 chéng, shèng contain; to ladle; to fill | flourishing; grand; abundant

惩罚 懲罰 cheng2fa2 chéngfá penalty; punishment; to punish; to penalize

澄清 澄清 cheng2qing1 chéngqīng (of liquid) settle; become clear; (Chem.) precipitate

橙 橙 cheng2 chéng orange (color); orange (fruit, tree)

秤 秤 cheng4 chèng balance; scale; steelyard

吃苦 吃苦 chi1 ku3 chī kǔ bear hardships; suffer

吃力 吃力 chi1li4 chīlì strenuous; exhausted

迟钝 遲鈍 chi2dun4 chídùn slow (witted); stupid; dull

迟缓 遲緩 chi2huan3 chíhuǎn slow; sluggish

迟疑 遲疑 chi2yi2 chíyí hesitate

持久 持久 chi2jiu3 chíjiǔ duration; enduring; lasting; persistent

赤道 赤道 chi4dao4 chìdào the equator

赤字 赤字 chi4zi4 chìzì (financial) deficit; red ink

冲动 沖動 chong1dong4 chōngdòng impulsive; act on impulse

冲击 沖擊 chong1ji1 chōngjī attack; impact; a shock

冲突 沖突 chong1tu1 chōngtū conflict; clash

充当 充當 chong1dang1 chōngdāng serve as; play the part of

充沛 充沛 chong1pei4 chōngpèi abundant; plentiful; vigorous

充实 充實 chong1shi2 chōngshí substantial; rich; enrich; substantiate

充足 充足 chong1zu2 chōngzú adequate; sufficient; abundant

重叠 重疊 chong2die2 chóngdié to overlap

崇拜 崇拜 chong2bai4 chóngbài worship; adore

崇高 崇高 chong2gao1 chónggāo lofty; sublime

崇敬 崇敬 chong2jing4 chóngjìng revere; admire; veneration

稠密 稠密 chou2mi4 chóumì dense; thick

筹备 籌備 chou2bei4 chóubèi make preparations; get ready for something

丑恶 醜惡 chou3’e4 chǒu’è ugly; repulsive; odiousness

出路 出路 chu1lu4 chūlù a way out; outlet

出卖 出賣 chu1mai4 chūmài sell; betray; sell out

出身 出身 chu1shen1 chūshēn family background; class origin

出神 出神 chu1 shen2 chū shén be lost in thought; entranced; preoccupation; Trance (music genre)

出息 出息 chu1xi chūxi future prospects; aspiration; promise

初步 初步 chu1bu4 chūbù initial; preliminary; tentative

除 除 chu2 chú besides; except; remove; to divide (mathematics)

处分 處分 chu3fen4 chǔfèn punish; punishment; discipline; disposal

处境 處境 chu3jing4 chǔjìng plight; unfavorable situation

处置 處置 chu3zhi4 chǔzhì to handle; take care of; punish

储备 儲備 chu3bei4 chǔbèi reserves; store up

储存 儲存 chu3cun2 chǔcún stockpile; to store

储蓄 儲蓄 chu3xu4 chǔxù to save; to deposit

触犯 觸犯 chu4fan4 chùfàn offend; violate

川流不息 川流不息 chuan1 liu2 bu4 xi1 chuān liú bù xī (saying) flowing of an endless stream

穿越 穿越 chuan1yue4 chuānyuè pass through; cut across

传达 傳達 chuan2da2 chuándá convey; transmit; communicate

传单 傳單 chuan2dan1 chuándān leaflet; flier; pamphlet

传授 傳授 chuan2shou4 chuánshòu impart; pass on; teach

船舶 船舶 chuan2bo2 chuánbó ships; boats; watercraft

喘气 喘氣 chuan3qi4 chuǎnqì to pant; gasp for breath

串 串 chuan4 chuàn string together; conspire; gang up; mix up; bunch

床单 床單 chuang2dan1 chuángdān bed sheet

创立 創立 chuang4li4 chuànglì to found; establish

创新 創新 chuang4xin1 chuàngxīn innovate; innovation

创业 創業 chuang4ye4 chuàngyè begin an undertaking; start a major task; start a company

创作 創作 chuang4zuo4 chuàngzuò create; to produce; creative work

吹牛 吹牛 chui1 niu2 chuī niú to brag; (regional) to chat

吹捧 吹捧 chui1peng3 chuīpěng flatter sb.; extol sb.’s accomplishments

炊烟 炊煙 chui1yan1 chuīyān smoke from kitchen chimneys

垂直 垂直 chui2zhi2 chuízhí perpendicular; vertical

锤 錘 chui2 chuí hammer; weight

纯粹 純粹 chun2cui4 chúncuì purely; pure

纯洁 純潔 chun2jie2 chúnjié pure; unadulterated; cleanse

慈善 慈善 ci2shan4 císhàn philanthropic; benevolent; charitable

慈祥 慈祥 ci2xiang2 cíxiáng a kindly person; benevolent (often of older people)

磁带 磁帶 ci2dai4 cídài cassette tape

雌雄 雌雄 ci2xiong2 cíxióng male and female; winners and losers

次品 次品 ci4pin3 cìpǐn defective or substandard products

次序 次序 ci4xu4 cìxù sequence; order

伺候 伺候 ci4hou cìhou serve; wait upon; act as a valet

刺 刺 ci4 cì thorn; to sting; to prick; pierce; stab

从容 從容 cong2rong2 cóngróng leisurely; calm

丛 叢 cong2 cóng crowd together; thicket; collection

凑合 湊合 cou4he còuhe bring together; make do in a bad situation; improvise

粗鲁 粗魯 cu1lu3 cūlǔ crude; coarse; rough; language

窜 竄 cuan4 cuàn to flee; to escape; run away

摧残 摧殘 cui1can2 cuīcán to ruin; devastate; vandalize

脆弱 脆弱 cui4ruo4 cuìruò weak; fragile; flimsy; frail

搓 搓 cuo1 cuō rub or roll between the hands or fingers; to twist

磋商 磋商 cuo1shang1 cuōshāng discuss seriously; consult; negotiate

挫折 挫折 cuo4zhe2 cuòzhé setback; defeat; frustration

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