Meaning of 市

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Pinyin: shì
English Definition: market; city; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ tóu ] lid, cover; head
    • [ jīn ] cloth, curtain, handkerchief, towel
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Example Words:
城市 [ chéng shì ]: city; town; Classifiers:
超市 [ chāo shì ]: supermarket; abbr. for 超级市场 ; Classifiers:
市场 [ shì chǎng ]: marketplace; market (also in abstract)
休市 [ xiū shì ]: to close the market (for a holiday or overnight etc)
市场换技术 [ shì chǎng huàn shù ]: market access in return for technology transfer (PRC policy since the 1980s which gives foreign companies access to China's domestic market in exchange for sharing their intellectual property, characterized by the US in the 2019 trade war as "forced technology transfer")
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