Meaning of 县

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(Trad.: 縣)
Pinyin: xiàn
English Definition: county
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ qiě ] moreover, also (post-subject); about to, will soon (pre-verb)
    • [ ] private, secret
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Example Words
县委 xiàn wěi CCP county committee
县城 xiàn chéng county seat; county town
县政府 xiàn zhèng county administration; county regional government
自治县 zhì xiàn autonomous county
县官 xiàn guān district magistrate; county magistrate
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Example Sentences
If a new person moved into Madison County, they would know within a week if he or she was a Democrat or a Republican.
It would start by amassing data from the country' s 25 biggest counties, where the courts are most likely to collect large amounts of information.
Think of what you can reduce and re-use, and call your county or city waste management to find out about local compost programs.
Contact your city or county's parks department to learn about local parks.
I live in county town.