Meaning of 删

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(Trad.: 刪)
Pinyin: shān
English Definition: to delete
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: To cut out passages from a book
Character Formation:
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Example Words
删除 shān chú to delete; to cancel
删改 shān gǎi to edit; to modify; to alter (written material)
删节 shān jié to abridge; to cut a text down to size for publication
删减 shān jiǎn to abridge (a text); to edit out (of a movie); to cut back (a budget, a curriculum)
增删 zēng shān add and delete
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