Meaning of 促

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English Definition: urgent; hurried; to urge; to promote; to urge haste; close; intimate
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: Someone on your heels ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ ] foot; to attain, to satisfy; enough
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Example Words
促进 jìn to promote (an idea or cause); to advance; boost
促使 shǐ to induce; to promote; to urge; to impel; to bring about; to provoke; to drive (sb to do sth); to catalyze; to actuate; to contribute to (some development)
督促 to supervise and urge completion of a task; to urge on
促成 chéng to facilitate; to effect
敦促 dūn to press; to urge; to hasten
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