Meaning of 就

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Pinyin: jiù
English Definition: at once; right away; only; just (emphasis); as early as; already; as soon as; then; in that case; as many as; even if; to approach; to move towards; to undertake; to engage in; to suffer; subjected to; to accomplish; to take advantage of; to go with (of foods); with regard to; concerning
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (specialty) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
成就 [ chéng jiù ]: accomplishment; success; achievement; Classifiers: ; to achieve (a result); to create; to bring about
就业 [ jiù ]: to get a job; employment
迁就 [ qiān jiù ]: to yield; to adapt to; to accommodate to (sth)
就职 [ jiù zhí ]: to take office; to assume a post
就近 [ jiù jìn ]: nearby; in a close neighborhood
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