Meaning of 倡

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Pinyin: chàng
English Definition: to initiate; to instigate; to introduce; to lead
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Ideographic: Someone who lights the way ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ chāng ] sunlight; good, proper; prosperous
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Example Words
提倡 chàng to promote; to advocate
倡导 chàng dǎo to advocate; to initiate; to propose; to be a proponent of (an idea or school of thought)
倡议 chàng to suggest; to initiate; proposal; initiative
反腐倡廉 fǎn chàng lián to fight corruption and advocate probity
首倡 shǒu chàng to initiate
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Example Sentences
Advocate environmental protection, starting with small things.
We should advocate a healthy lifestyle.
He has always advocated for a society of equality and justice.
Advocating green development is an inevitable choice in today's society.
The Belt and Road Initiative calls for countries to improve their infrastructure.