Meaning of 贬

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(Trad.: 貶)
Pinyin: biǎn
English Definition: to diminish; to demote; to reduce or devaluate; to disparage; to censure; to depreciate
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: To devalue currency
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ bèi ] sea shell; money, currency
    • [ ] poor; short, lacking; tired
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Example Words
贬值 biǎn zhí to become devaluated; to devaluate; to depreciate
贬低 biǎn to belittle; to disparage; to play down; to demean; to degrade; to devalue
褒贬 bāo biǎn to appraise; to pass judgment on; to speak ill of; praise and censure; appraisal
贬斥 biǎn chì to demote; to denounce
贬义 biǎn derogatory sense; negative connotation
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