Meaning of 查

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  • Pinyin: chá

    English Definition: to research; to check; to investigate; to examine; to refer to; to look up (e.g. a word in a dictionary)
    Example Words:
    检查 [ jiǎn chá ]: inspection; to examine; to inspect; Classifiers:
    调查 [ diào chá ]: investigation; inquiry; to investigate; to survey; survey; (opinion) poll; Classifiers:
    审查 [ shěn chá ]: to examine; to investigate; to censor out; censorship
    查获 [ chá huò ]: to track down and seize (a criminal suspect, contraband etc)
    More: 查* | *查 | *查*
  • Pinyin: zhā

    English Definition: surname Zha; see 山查
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