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
    处处 chù chù everywhere; in all respects
    办事处 bàn shì chù office; agency
    四处 chù all over the place; everywhere and all directions
    住处 zhù chù residence; dwelling; dwelling place
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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
    处于 chǔ to be in (some state, position, or condition)
    处罚 chǔ to penalize; to punish
    查处 chá chǔ to investigate and handle (a criminal case)
    处在 chǔ zài to be situated at; to find oneself at
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