Meaning of 保

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Pinyin: bǎo
English Definition: Bulgaria; Bulgarian; abbr. for 保加利亚 ; to defend; to protect; to keep; to guarantee; to ensure
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (person) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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Stroke order image for Chinese character 保
Example Words:
保证 [ bǎo zhèng ]: guarantee; to guarantee; to ensure; to safeguard; to pledge; Classifiers:
保护 [ bǎo ]: to protect; to defend; to safeguard; protection; Classifiers:
保持 [ bǎo chí ]: to keep; to maintain; to hold; to preserve
保存 [ bǎo cún ]: to conserve; to preserve; to keep; to save (a file etc) (computing)
保留 [ bǎo liú ]: to retain; to continue to have; to preserve; to maintain; to reserve; reservations; to hold back (approval or acceptance)
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