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(Trad.: 進)
Pinyin: jìn
English Definition: to go forward; to advance; to go in; to enter; to put in; to submit; to take in; to admit; (math.) base of a number system; classifier for sections in a building or residential compound
Chinese Definition:
①向前或向上移动、发展,与“退”相对:前进。上进。推进。跃进。进退。进取。进击。进驻。进行(xíng)。进而。
②入,往里去:进见。进谒。进谗。
③吃,喝:进食。进餐。滴水未进。
④收入或买入:进账。进货。日进斗金。
⑤奉上,呈上:进言。进奉。进献。
⑥旧式房院层次,这所宅子是两进院。
⑦入出退。

Antonyms: 退
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (walk) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
    • to walk; walking
    • well, mine shaft, pit
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Example Words:
先进 [ xiān jìn ]: advanced (technology); to advance
进攻 [ jìn gōng ]: to attack; to assault; to go on the offensive; attack; assault; offense (sports)
进化 [ jìn huà ]: evolution; Classifiers:
进展 [ jìn zhǎn ]: to make headway; to make progress
进而 [ jìn ér ]: and then (what follows next)
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