Meaning of 镇

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(Trad.: 鎮)
Pinyin: zhèn
English Definition: to press down; to calm; to subdue; to suppress; to guard; garrison; small town; to cool or chill (food or drinks)
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (metal) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
镇静 [ zhèn jìng ]: calm; cool
乡镇 [ xiāng zhèn ]: village; township
镇定 [ zhèn dìng ]: calm; unperturbed; cool
镇压 [ zhèn ]: suppression; repression; to suppress; to put down; to quell
城镇 [ chéng zhèn ]: town; cities and towns
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