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Meaning of 扣

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(Trad.: 釦)
Pinyin: kòu
English Definition: to fasten; to button; button; buckle; knot; to arrest; to confiscate; to deduct (money); discount; to knock; to smash, spike or dunk (a ball); to cover (with a bowl etc); (fig.) to tag a label on sb; (Tw) (loanword) code; button
Chinese Definition:
①用圈、环等东西套住或拢住;把门扣上。
②衣纽:衣扣。
③绳结:绳扣儿。
④把器物口朝下放或覆盖东西:把碗扣在桌上。
⑤相符,符合:扣题(符合题义)。
⑥强留:扣押。
⑦从中减除:扣除。扣发。
⑧敲击:扣人心弦。
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
扣除 kòu chú to deduct
回扣 huí kòu brokerage; a commission paid to a middleman; euphemism for a bribe; a kickback
扣押 kòu to detain; to hold in custody; to distrain; to seize property
折扣 zhé kòu discount
不折不扣 zhé kòu a hundred percent; to the letter; out-and-out
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Example Sentences
1
This membership card can enjoy discounts.
2
He scored a beautiful spike.
3
My coat has a button that needs to be sewn on.
4
At the end of the year, there are many discount events at the stores.
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Only cash payments will qualify for a 10% discount.