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Pinyin: bèi
English Definition: (two, three etc) -fold; times (multiplier); double; to increase or multiply
Chinese Definition:
①等于原数的两个:加倍。事倍功半。倍道而行(兼程而行)。
②某数的几倍等于用几乘某数:二的五倍是十。
③更加,非常:“每逢佳节倍思亲”。倍加。倍儿精神。
④增益:“焉用亡郑以倍邻?”
⑤古同“背”,背弃,背叛。
⑥古同“背”,背诵。
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
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Example Words
加倍 jiā bèi to double; to redouble
百倍 bǎi bèi a hundredfold; a hundred times
倍增 bèi zēng to double; to redouble; to increase many times over; to multiply by a factor; multiplication
事半功倍 shì bàn gōng bèi half the work, twice the effect (idiom); the right approach saves effort and leads to better results; a stitch in time saves nine
倍感 bèi gǎn to feel even more; to be extremely (sad, lonely, delighted etc)
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Example Sentences
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When I heard the phrase "Buy cheap, buy twice, " I assumed it meant buying cheap was good, because you could have two pairs of shoes instead of one: quite wrong.
2
Ten is twice as much as five.
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Sure, that' s a better domain, but not over 10 times better.
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If after all this you will not listen to me, I will punish you for your sins seven times over.
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Smith was pinned against the ground by the boy twice his size, he could hardly breathe.