Meaning of 汰

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Pinyin: tài
English Definition: to discard; to eliminate
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Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
淘汰 táo tài to wash out; elimination (by selection); natural selection; to knock out (in a competition); to die out; to phase out
优胜劣汰 yōu shèng liè tài survival of the fittest (idiom)
淘汰赛 táo tài sài a knockout competition
裁汰 cái tài to cut back
汰旧换新 tài jiù huàn xīn out with the old and in with the new (idiom)
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Example Sentences
Meanwhile, Brazil also has some of the world' s richest, as you can see by how high up on the chart Brazil' s top ventile reaches.
In the past, consumers have kept TV sets for an average of about 11 years, but far faster replacement cycles for other consumer electronics such as cellphones are changing attitudes.
At the same time, Dell is still grappling with rising component costs and volatility in international markets, and its margins have been an area of concern for Wall Street.
The beneficiation principles of centrifugal jigs are discussed.
They're targeting both the affluent who don't want to hold on to anything for long and those who have less money, but still want to get a taste of the lifestyles of the rich.