Meaning of 治

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Pinyin: zhì
English Definition: to rule; to govern; to manage; to control; to harness (a river); to treat (a disease); to wipe out (a pest); to punish; to research
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: A structure that directs the flow of water
Character Formation:
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Example Words:
政治 [ zhèng zhì ]: politics; political
治疗 [ zhì liáo ]: to treat (an illness); medical treatment; therapy
治理 [ zhì ]: to govern; to administer; to manage; to control; governance
防治 [ fáng zhì ]: to prevent and cure; prevention and cure
治安 [ zhì ān ]: law and order; public security
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