Meaning of 遇

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English Definition: to meet; to encounter; to treat; to receive; opportunity; chance
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (walk) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
    • [ chuò ] to walk; walking
    • [ ] district; mountain in Zhejiang
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Example Words
机遇 opportunity; favorable circumstance; stroke of luck
待遇 dài treatment; pay; salary; status; rank
遭遇 zāo to meet with; to encounter; (bitter) experience
遇见 jiàn to meet
遇难 nàn to perish; to be killed
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Example Sentences
He was caught in a traffic jam this morning.
Why, one time, in the streets of Pisa, we were accosted by a gang of toughs in red stockings.
If we don' t adopt a proactive mindset, no amount of perfect guys will make the difference, because you won' t meet them!
These greetings can be used in both formal and informal situations and are simply a friendly and common way to greet both friends and people you meet for the first time.
I know women who seem to exclusively go to bars to meet people on the weekends, and yet they still wonder why they never meet sophisticated and cultured guys.