Meaning of 迁

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(Trad.: 遷)
Pinyin: qiān
English Definition: to move; to shift; to change (a position or location etc); to promote
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (walk) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
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Example Words
拆迁 chāi qiān to demolish a building and relocate the inhabitants
搬迁 bān qiān to move; to relocate; removal
变迁 biàn qiān changes; vicissitudes
迁移 qiān to migrate; to move
迁徙 qiān to migrate; to move
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Example Sentences
We never went back. Instead, we moved to a house near Cincinnati, far from the river.
Those people are moving to the continent's cities because they expect more security and better opportunities than they have in rural villages and farms.
Maybe in 15 years, we' ll move it to Shanghai, follow the innovators.
I' ve always thought that it's a good idea to make a change every ten years or so and do something different - either within the same organization or to move to another one.
This dissertation tries to capture and interpret Spence's China image mainly on the four aspects with the help of comparative culture study theories and under the cultural recognition perspective.