Meaning of 岗

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(Trad.: 崗)
Pinyin: gǎng
English Definition: mound; policeman's beat
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mountain) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
岗位 gǎng wèi a post; a job
下岗 xià gǎng to come off sentry duty; to lay off (a worker); laid-off
上岗 shàng gǎng to take up one's post; to be given a job
站岗 zhàn gǎng to stand guard; to serve on sentry duty
土岗 gǎng mound; hillock
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Example Sentences
No. 2 bus form Wujiagang to Three gorges guesthouse.
In time Mr. Torres became a currency broker, working in succession at several downtownfirms until last August when he was laid off.
Discuss the"do's and don'ts" of your job, which could include basic things like what time you are expected at work, and how often you have to update your manager on your progress.
Ge Jie and her boys graduated from university to work, the mother of a post on the nearby farmers market stalls were put up to maintain life.
I'm sure they were eager to stop at many outposts, but nothing seemed to have the magic they were seeking.