Meaning of 处

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(Trad.: 處)
Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Ideographic: To go somewhere and put down a flag
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
    • [ zhǐ ] to go
    • [ bo ] divination, fortune-telling; prophecy
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  • Pinyin: chù

    English Definition: place; location; spot; point; office; department; bureau; respect; classifier for locations or items of damage: spot, point
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    到处 [ dào chù ]: everywhere
    恰到好处 [ qià dào hǎo chù ]: it's just perfect; it's just right
    远处 [ yuǎn chù ]: distant place
    深处 [ shēn chù ]: abyss; depths; deepest or most distant part
    处处 [ chù chù ]: everywhere; in all respects
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  • Pinyin: chǔ

    English Definition: to reside; to live; to dwell; to be in; to be situated at; to stay; to get along with; to be in a position of; to deal with; to discipline; to punish
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    处理 [ chǔ ]: to handle; to treat; to deal with; to process; to deal with a criminal case; to mete out punishment; to offer for sale at a reduced price; to punish
    相处 [ xiāng chǔ ]: to be in contact (with sb); to associate; to interact; to get along (well, poorly)
    处境 [ chǔ jìng ]: situation (of a person)
    处分 [ chǔ fèn ]: to discipline sb; to punish; disciplinary action; to deal with (a matter); Classifiers:
    处置 [ chǔ zhì ]: to handle; to take care of; to punish
    More: 处* | *处 | *处*
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