Meaning of 循

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Pinyin: xún
English Definition: to follow; to adhere to; to abide by
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (step) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ chì ] to step with the left foot
    • [ dùn ] shield; Dutch guilder
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Example Words
循环 xún huán to cycle; to circulate; circle; loop
遵循 zūn xún to follow; to abide by; to comply with; compliance
循序渐进 xún jiàn jìn in sequence, step by step (idiom); to make steady progress incrementally
因循 yīn xún to continue the same old routine; to carry on just as before; to procrastinate
因循守旧 yīn xún shǒu jiù (idiom) to continue in the same old rut; diehard conservative attitudes
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