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1失败 失敗 shī bàishi1 bai4to be defeated; to lose; to fail (e.g. experiments); failure; defeat; Classifiers:
2 bàibai4to defeat; to damage; to lose (to an opponent); to fail; to wither
3打败 打敗 bàida3 bai4to defeat; to overpower; to beat; to be defeated
4腐败 腐敗 bàifu3 bai4corruption; to corrupt; to rot; rotten
5成败 成敗 chéng bàicheng2 bai4success or failure
6败坏 敗壞 bài huàibai4 huai4to ruin; to corrupt; to undermine
7击败 擊敗 bàiji1 bai4to defeat; to beat
8败北 敗北 bài běibai4 bei3(literary) to be routed (in a war); to suffer defeat (in sports etc)
9败笔 敗筆 bài bai4 bi3a faulty stroke in calligraphy or painting; a faulty expression in writing
10败不成军 敗不成軍 bài chéng jūnbai4 bu4 cheng2 jun1The army is completely routed. (idiom)
11败德 敗德 bài bai4 de2evil conduct
12败毒 敗毒 bài bai4 du2(TCM) to relieve inflamation and internal heat; to detoxify
13败光 敗光 bài guāngbai4 guang1to squander one's fortune; to dissipate one's wealth
14败火 敗火 bài huǒbai4 huo3relieve inflammation or internal heat
15败绩 敗績 bài bai4 ji4to be utterly defeated; to be routed
16败家子 敗家子 bài jiā bai4 jia1 zi3spendthrift; wastrel; prodigal
17败家子弟 敗家子弟 bài jiā bai4 jia1 zi3 di4children who ruin the family (idiom)
18败局 敗局 bài bai4 ju2lost game; losing battle
19败军折将 敗軍折將 bài jūn zhé jiàngbai4 jun1 zhe2 jiang4The army is defeated and the generals are slain. (idiom)
20败类 敗類 bài lèibai4 lei4scum of a community; degenerate
21败鳞残甲 敗鱗殘甲 bài lín cán jiǎbai4 lin2 can2 jia3disastrous defeat in battle (idiom)
22败柳残花 敗柳殘花 bài liǔ cán huābai4 liu3 can2 hua1broken flower, withered willow (idiom); fig. fallen woman
23败露 敗露 bài bai4 lu4(of a plot etc) to fall through and stand exposed
24败落 敗落 bài luòbai4 luo4(of status or wealth) to decline; (of buildings etc) to become dilapidated; run-down; (of plants) to wilt
25败辱门楣 敗辱門楣 bài mén méibai4 ru3 men2 mei2to disgrace one's family (idiom)
26败诉 敗訴 bài bai4 su4lose a lawsuit
27败退 敗退 bài tuìbai4 tui4to retreat in defeat
28败亡 敗亡 bài wángbai4 wang2to be defeated and dispersed
29败胃 敗胃 bài wèibai4 wei4spoil one's appetite
30败兴 敗興 bài xìngbai4 xing4disappointed
31败絮 敗絮 bài bai4 xu4ruined; broken down; shabby
32败絮其中 敗絮其中 bài zhōngbai4 xu4 qi2 zhong1fair without, foul within (idiom)
33败血症 敗血症 bài xuè zhèngbai4 xue4 zheng4septicaemia
34败战 敗戰 bài zhànbai4 zhan4to lose a war; fig. the loser (in a competition or election)
35败仗 敗仗 bài zhàngbai4 zhang4lost battle; defeat
36败者为寇 敗者為寇 bài zhě wéi kòubai4 zhe3 wei2 kou4losers can never get fair evaluations (idiom)
37败阵 敗陣 bài zhènbai4 zhen4to be defeated on the battlefield; to be beaten in a contest
38败阵而归 敗陣而歸 bài zhèn ér guībai4 zhen4 er2 gui1to return defeated (idiom)
39败阵而去 敗陣而去 bài zhèn ér bai4 zhen4 er2 qu4to be defeated and retreat (idiom)
40败子 敗子 bài bai4 zi3see 败家子
41败子回头 敗子回頭 bài huí tóubai4 zi3 hui2 tou2return of the prodigal son
42败子悔改 敗子悔改 bài huǐ gǎibai4 zi3 hui3 gai3a prodigal son's repentance (idiom)
43败走 敗走 bài zǒubai4 zou3to run away (in defeat)
44兵败如山倒 兵敗如山倒 bīng bài shān dǎobing1 bai4 ru2 shan1 dao3troops in defeat like a landslide (idiom); a beaten army in total collapse
45不败之地 不敗之地 bài zhī bu4 bai4 zhi1 di4invincible position
46不分胜败 不分勝敗 fēn shèng bàibu4 fen1 sheng4 bai4to not be able to distinguish who's winning
47残败 殘敗 cán bàican2 bai4dilapidated; in ruins
48残兵败将 殘兵敗將 cán bīng bài jiàngcan2 bing1 bai4 jiang4ruined army, defeated general (idiom); scattered remnants
49残兵败卒 殘兵敗卒 cán bīng bài can2 bing1 bai4 zu2remnants of a routed army; routed troops (idiom)
50残花败柳 殘花敗柳 cán huā bài liǔcan2 hua1 bai4 liu3broken flower, withered willow (idiom); fig. fallen woman
51残垣败壁 殘垣敗壁 cán yuán bài can2 yuan2 bai4 bi4see 残垣断壁
52惨败 慘敗 cǎn bàican3 bai4to suffer a crushing defeat
53彻底失败 徹底失敗 chè shī bàiche4 di3 shi1 bai4utter failure
54成败得失 成敗得失 chéng bài shīcheng2 bai4 de2 shi1lit. success and failure, the gains and losses (idiom); fig. to weigh up various factors
55成败利钝 成敗利鈍 chéng bài dùncheng2 bai4 li4 dun4succeed or fail, sharp or blunt (idiom); advantages and disadvantages; success and failure; You win some, you lose some.
56成败论人 成敗論人 chéng bài lùn réncheng2 bai4 lun4 ren2to judge people based on their success or failure (idiom)
57成败在此一举 成敗在此一舉 chéng bài zài cheng2 bai4 zai4 ci3 yi1 ju3win or lose, it all ends here; this is the moment to shine
58成事不足,败事有余 成事不足,敗事有餘 chéng shì , bài shì yǒu cheng2 shi4 bu4 zu2 , bai4 shi4 you3 yu2unable to accomplish anything but liable to spoil everything (idiom); unable to do anything right; never make, but always mar
59成王败寇 成王敗寇 chéng wáng bài kòucheng2 wang2 bai4 kou4see 成則為王成则为王败则为寇
60成也萧何,败也萧何 成也蕭何,敗也蕭何 chéng xiāo , bài xiāo cheng2 ye3 Xiao1 He2 , bai4 ye3 Xiao1 He2lit. raised up by Xiao He, cast down by Xiao He (idiom), alluding to Han Xin 韩信 ; fig. a situation where one's success and failure are both due to the same factor
61成则为王,败则为寇 成則為王,敗則為寇 chéng wéi wáng , bài wéi kòucheng2 ze2 wei2 wang2 , bai4 ze2 wei2 kou4lit. called a king if successful, called a bandit if defeated (idiom); fig. losers are always in the wrong
62成者为王,败者为寇 成者為王,敗者為寇 chéng zhě wéi wáng , bài zhě wéi kòucheng2 zhe3 wei2 wang2 , bai4 zhe3 wei2 kou4see 成則為王成则为王败则为寇
63慈母败子 慈母敗子 bài ci2 mu3 bai4 zi3a fond mother spoils the son (idiom)
64挫败 挫敗 cuò bàicuo4 bai4to thwart; to foil (sb's plans); a setback; a failure; a defeat
65大败 大敗 bàida4 bai4to defeat; to inflict a defeat on sb
66倒败 倒敗 dǎo bàidao3 bai4to collapse (of building)
67道德败坏 道德敗壞 dào bài huàidao4 de2 bai4 huai4vice; immorality; moral turpitude
68独孤求败 獨孤求敗 qiú bàiDu2 gu1 Qiu2 bai4Dugu Qiubai, a fictional character appearing in 金庸 novels
69反败为胜 反敗為勝 fǎn bài wéi shèngfan3 bai4 wei2 sheng4to turn defeat into victory (idiom); to turn the tide
70反腐败 反腐敗 fǎn bàifan3 fu3 bai4to oppose corruption; anti-graft (measures, policy etc)
71风纪败坏 風紀敗壞 fēng bài huàifeng1 ji4 bai4 huai4Discipline is corrupted. (idiom)
72腐败透顶 腐敗透頂 bài tòu dǐngfu3 bai4 tou4 ding3to be rotten to the core (idiom)
73腐败罪 腐敗罪 bài zuìfu3 bai4 zui4the crime of corruption
74负败而逃 負敗而逃 bài ér táofu4 bai4 er2 tao2to be defeated and run away (idiom)
75功败垂成 功敗垂成 gōng bài chuí chénggong1 bai4 chui2 cheng2to fail within sight of success (idiom); last-minute failure; to fall at the last hurdle; snatching defeat from the jaws of victory
76骄傲必败 驕傲必敗 jiāo ào bàijiao1 ao4 bi4 bai4Pride will cause a fall. (idiom)
77骄兵必败 驕兵必敗 jiāo bīng bàijiao1 bing1 bi4 bai4lit. an arrogant army is bound to lose (idiom); fig. pride goes before a fall
78骄者必败 驕者必敗 jiāo zhě bàijiao1 zhe3 bi4 bai4pride goes before a fall (idiom)
79金玉其表,败絮其中 金玉其表,敗絮其中 jīn biǎo , bài zhōngjin1 yu4 qi2 biao3 , bai4 xu4 qi2 zhong1gilded exterior, shabby and ruined on the inside (idiom)
80金玉其外,败絮其中 金玉其外,敗絮其中 jīn wài , bài zhōngjin1 yu4 qi2 wai4 , bai4 xu4 qi2 zhong1gilded exterior, shabby and ruined on the inside (idiom)
81开败 開敗 kāi bàikai1 bai4to wither and fall
82溃败 潰敗 kuì bàikui4 bai4utterly defeated; routed; crushed; to collapse (of army)
83连败 連敗 lián bàilian2 bai4consecutive defeats; to lose several times in a row
84连遭败绩 連遭敗績 lián zāo bài lian2 zao1 bai4 ji4suffer successive defeats (idiom)
85两败俱伤 兩敗俱傷 liǎng bài shāngliang3 bai4 ju4 shang1both sides suffer (idiom); neither side wins
86屡败屡战 屢敗屢戰 bài zhànlu:3 bai4 lu:3 zhan4to keep on fighting despite continual setbacks (idiom)
87屡战屡败 屢戰屢敗 zhàn bàilu:3 zhan4 lu:3 bai4to suffer defeat in every battle (idiom)
88落败 落敗 luò bàiluo4 bai4to suffer a defeat; to fail; to fall behind
89每谋辄败 每謀輒敗 měi móu zhé bàimei3 mou2 zhe2 bai4to fail at every scheme (idiom)
90挠败 撓敗 náo bàinao2 bai4defeated; routed; crushed
91破败 破敗 bàipo4 bai4to defeat; to crush (in battle); beaten; ruined; destroyed; in decline
92破败不堪 破敗不堪 bài kānpo4 bai4 bu4 kan1crushed; utterly defeated
93破墙败瓦 破牆敗瓦 qiáng bài po4 qiang2 bai4 wa3broken walls and tiles (idiom)
94气急败坏 氣急敗壞 bài huàiqi4 ji2 bai4 huai4flustered and exasperated; utterly discomfited
95强胜弱败 強勝弱敗 qiáng shèng ruò bàiqiang2 sheng4 ruo4 bai4The strong win and the weak lose. (idiom)
96伤风败俗 傷風敗俗 shāng fēng bài shang1 feng1 bai4 su2offending public morals (idiom)
97身败名裂 身敗名裂 shēn bài míng lièshen1 bai4 ming2 lie4to lose one's standing; to have one's reputation swept away; a complete defeat and fall from grace
98胜败 勝敗 shèng bàisheng4 bai4victory or defeat; result
99胜败未卜 勝敗未卜 shèng bài wèi sheng4 bai4 wei4 bu3It is uncertain whether (he) will succeed or fail. (idiom)
100胜不骄,败不馁 勝不驕,敗不餒 shèng jiāo , bài něisheng4 bu4 jiao1 , bai4 bu4 nei3no arrogance in victory, no despair in defeat
101失败是成功之母 失敗是成功之母 shī bài shì chéng gōng zhī shi1 bai4 shi4 cheng2 gong1 zhi1 mu3Failure is the mother of success.
102失败者 失敗者 shī bài zhěshi1 bai4 zhe3loser
103失败主义 失敗主義 shī bài zhǔ shi1 bai4 zhu3 yi4defeatism
104衰败 衰敗 shuāi bàishuai1 bai4to decline; to wane; to decay; to deteriorate
105衰草败叶 衰草敗葉 shuāi cǎo bài shuai1 cao3 bai4 ye4withering and fallen leaves (idiom)
106斯文败类 斯文敗類 wén bài lèisi1 wen2 bai4 lei4scum of the literati; polished scoundrels; ruffians in scholars' gowns (idiom)
107酸败 酸敗 suān bàisuan1 bai4(milk) to turn sour; (meat, fish) to go off
108虽败犹荣 雖敗猶榮 suī bài yóu róngsui1 bai4 you2 rong2honorable even in defeat (idiom)
109贪污腐败 貪污腐敗 tān bàitan1 wu1 fu3 bai4corruption
110颓败 頹敗 tuí bàitui2 bai4to decay; to decline; to become corrupt
111颓风败俗 頹風敗俗 tuí fēng bài tui2 feng1 bai4 su2decadent customs (idiom)
112皖系战败 皖系戰敗 wǎn zhàn bàiWan3 xi4 zhan4 bai4Anhui faction of Northern Warlords (1912-c. 1920), led by Duan Qirui 段祺瑞 with Japanese support
113佯输诈败 佯輸詐敗 yáng shū zhà bàiyang2 shu1 zha4 bai4to pretend to be defeated (idiom)
114一败涂地 一敗塗地 bài yi1 bai4 tu2 di4beaten and wiped over the floor (idiom); to fail utterly; a crushing defeat; failed and in a hopeless position; failed and wiped over the floor (idiom); to fail utterly; a crushing defeat; beaten and in a hopeless position
115以失败而告终 以失敗而告終 shī bài ér gào zhōngyi3 shi1 bai4 er2 gao4 zhong1to succeed through failure; to achieve one's final aim despite apparent setback
116易腐败 易腐敗 bàiyi4 fu3 bai4perishable
117优胜劣败 優勝劣敗 yōu shèng liè bàiyou1 sheng4 lie4 bai4see 优胜劣汰
118窳败 窳敗 bàiyu3 bai4to ruin; corrupt
119诈败佯输 詐敗佯輸 zhà bài yáng shūzha4 bai4 yang2 shu1to feign defeat (idiom)
120战败 戰敗 zhàn bàizhan4 bai4to lose a war
121转败为功 轉敗為功 zhuǎn bài wéi gōngzhuan3 bai4 wei2 gong1to turn failure into success (idiom)
122转败为胜 轉敗為勝 zhuàn bài wéi shèngzhuan4 bai4 wei2 sheng4to turn defeat into victory (idiom); snatching victory from the jaws of defeat
123着着失败 著著失敗 zhuó zhuó shī bàizhuo2 zhuo2 shi1 bai4to fail at every step of the way (idiom)
124坐观成败 坐觀成敗 zuò guān chéng bàizuo4 guan1 cheng2 bai4to sit and await success or failure (idiom); to wait to see the outcome of a fight before taking sides; to sit on the fence

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