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Meaning of 举

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(Trad.: 舉)
Pinyin:
English Definition: to lift; to hold up; to cite; to enumerate; to act; to raise; to choose; to elect; act; move; deed
Chinese Definition:
①向上抬,向上托:举头。举手。举重。举棋不定。
②动作行为:举止。轻而易举。
③发起,兴办:举义。举办。创举。
④提出:举要。举例。
⑤推选,推荐:推举。荐举。
⑥全:举国。举世。举家。
⑦古代指科举取士:科举。举人。一举成名。
⑧攻克:“一战而举鄢、郢”。

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
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Example Words
举行 xíng to hold (a meeting, ceremony etc)
举办 bàn to conduct; to hold
选举 xuǎn to elect; election; Classifiers:
举措 cuò to move; to act; action; decision; conduct; manner
举报 bào to report (malefactors to the police); to denounce
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