Meaning of 防

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Pinyin: fáng
English Definition: to protect; to defend; to guard against; to prevent
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wall) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] place, town, city
    • [ fāng ] square, rectangle; side; region; flag
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Example Words:
预防 [ fáng ]: to prevent; to take precautions against; to protect; to guard against; precautionary; prophylactic
防止 [ fáng zhǐ ]: to prevent; to guard against; to take precautions
防治 [ fáng zhì ]: to prevent and cure; prevention and cure
国防 [ guó fáng ]: national defense
防御 [ fáng ]: defense; to defend
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