Meaning of 催

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Pinyin: cuī
English Definition: to urge; to press; to prompt; to rush sb; to hasten sth; to expedite
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (person) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ cuī ] high, lofty, towering; surname
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Example Words:
催化剂 [ cuī huà ]: catalyst
催促 [ cuī ]: to urge
催化 [ cuī huà ]: catalysis; to catalyze (a reaction)
催眠 [ cuī mián ]: hypnosis
三催四请 [ sān cuī qǐng ]: to coax and plead
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