Meaning of 耗

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Pinyin: hào
English Definition: to waste; to spend; to consume; to squander; news; (coll.) to delay; to dilly-dally
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Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (plow) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
消耗 xiāo hào to use up; to consume
耗费 hào fèi to waste; to spend; to consume; to squander
耗资 hào to spend; expenditure; to cost
损耗 sǔn hào wear and tear
耗尽 hào jìn to exhaust; to use up; to deplete; to drain
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