Meaning of 脱

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(Trad.: 脫)
Pinyin: tuō
English Definition: to shed; to take off; to escape; to get away from
Chinese Definition:

Antonyms: 穿
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (flesh) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • meat, flesh; organic compound
    • [ duì ] cash, check; to exchange
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Example Words
摆脱 bǎi tuō to break away from; to cast off (old ideas etc); to get rid of; to break away (from); to break out (of); to free oneself from; to extricate oneself
脱离 tuō to separate oneself from; to break away from; diastasis (medicine); abscission; abjunction (botany)
脱贫致富 tuō pín zhì to rise from poverty and become prosperous (idiom); poverty alleviation
脱颖而出 tuō yǐng ér chū to reveal one's talent (idiom); to rise above others; to distinguish oneself
脱贫 tuō pín to lift oneself out of poverty
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