Meaning of 缉

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(Trad.: 緝)
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (thread) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] silk; thread
    • [ ] to whisper, to slander, to blame
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: to seize; to arrest; Taiwan pr. [qi4]
    Example Words:
    通缉 [ tōng ]: to order the arrest of sb as criminal; to list as wanted
    侦缉 [ zhēn ]: to track down; to investigate and arrest
    查缉 [ chá ]: to search for and seize (criminals, smuggled goods etc)
    缉拿 [ ]: to arrest; to seize
    缉捕 [ ]: to seize; to apprehend; an arrest
    More: 缉* | *缉 | *缉*
  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: to stitch finely
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