Meaning of 强

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(Trad.: 強)
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: (bow) indicates the sound; conveys the meaning.
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  • Pinyin: qiáng
    English Definition: strong; powerful; better; slightly more than; vigorous; violent; best in their category, e.g. see 百强
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    加强 jiā qiáng to reinforce; to strengthen; to increase
    强烈 qiáng liè intense; (violently) strong
    强调 qiáng diào to emphasize (a statement); to stress
    增强 zēng qiáng to increase; to strengthen
    强大 qiáng large; formidable; powerful; strong
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  • Pinyin: jiàng
    English Definition: stubborn; unyielding
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    倔强 jué jiàng stubborn; obstinate; unbending
    强嘴 jiàng zuǐ to talk back; to reply defiantly
    足高气强 gāo jiàng high and mighty (idiom); arrogant
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  • Pinyin: qiǎng
    English Definition: to force; to compel; to strive; to make an effort
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    勉强 miǎn qiǎng to do with difficulty; to force sb to do sth; reluctant; barely enough
    强迫 qiǎng to compel; to force
    强求 qiǎng qiú to insist on; to demand; to impose
    牵强 qiān qiǎng far-fetched; implausible (chain of reasoning)
    强词夺理 qiǎng duó to twist words and force logic (idiom); sophistry; loud rhetoric making up for fallacious argument; shoving false arguments down people's throats
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Example Sentences
Our working conditions are getting better each year.
In these two episodes, we' ll be practicing different levels of agreement and disagreement, from weak to strong.
Some habits have a stronger linkage with each other than others.
Yes if you got a correlation that strong it must be causal.
"I work daily to get stronger and learn to trust myself and my body" is her motto.