Meaning of 褪

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Total strokes: 16; Radical:
Ideographic: Th take off 退 clothing ; 退 also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] cloth
    • 退 [ tuì ] to retreat, to step back, to withdraw
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  • Pinyin: tuì

    English Definition: to take off (clothes); to shed feathers; (of color) to fade; to discolor
    Example Words:
    褪光 [ tuì guāng ]: matte (of a color etc)
    褪色 [ tuì ]: to fade (of colors); also pr. [tui4 shai3]
    褪去 [ tuì ]: to take off (one's clothes); (fig.) to shed (one's former image etc); (of a fad or the after-effects of a disaster etc) to subside; also pr. [tun4 qu4]
    More: 褪* | *褪 | *褪*
  • Pinyin: tùn

    English Definition: to slip out of sth; to hide sth in one's sleeve
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    褪下 [ tùn xià ]: to take off (trousers); to drop one's pants
    褪套儿 [ tùn tào r ]: (coll.) to break loose; to shake off responsibility
    褪后趋前 [ tùn hòu qián ]: to rush about to show eagerness to serve (idiom)
    More: 褪* | *褪 | *褪*
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