Meaning of 占

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Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Ideographic: To speak omens
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Antonyms: 撤离
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  • Pinyin: zhàn

    English Definition: to take possession of; to occupy; to take up
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    占有 [ zhàn yǒu ]: to have; to own; to hold; to occupy; to possess; to account for (a high proportion etc)
    占领 [ zhàn lǐng ]: to occupy (a territory); to hold
    占据 [ zhàn ]: to occupy; to hold
    占地 [ zhàn ]: to take up space; to occupy (space)
    占用 [ zhàn yòng ]: to occupy
    More: 占* | *占 | *占*
  • Pinyin: zhān

    English Definition: to observe; to divine
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    占卜 [ zhān ]: to divine
    占星术 [ zhān xīng shù ]: astrology
    占星 [ zhān xīng ]: to divine by astrology; horoscope
    More: 占* | *占 | *占*
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