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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Example Sentences
Exercise can improve physical health.
Reading can promote brain development.
All products are on sale.
The consulate facilitates exchanges between China and the United States.
The alliance aims to promote peace and economic cooperation.