Meaning of 任

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  • Pinyin: rèn

    English Definition: to assign; to appoint; to take up a post; office; responsibility; to let; to allow; to give free rein to; no matter (how, what etc); classifier for terms served in office, or for spouses, girlfriends etc (as in 前任男友 )
    Example Words:
    任何 [ rèn ]: any; whatever; whichever; whatsoever
    主任 [ zhǔ rèn ]: director; head; Classifiers:
    责任 [ rèn ]: responsibility; blame; duty; Classifiers:
    任务 [ rèn wu ]: mission; assignment; task; duty; role; Classifiers:
    担任 [ dān rèn ]: to hold a governmental office or post; to assume office of; to take charge of; to serve as
    More: 任* | *任 | *任*
  • Pinyin: rén

    English Definition: surname Ren; Ren County 任县 in Hebei
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