Meaning of 刪

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(Simplified: 删)
Pinyin: shān
English Definition: to delete
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: To cut out passages from a book
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
Example Words
刪除 shān chú to delete; to cancel
刪改 shān gǎi to edit; to modify; to alter (written material)
刪節 shān jié to abridge; to cut a text down to size for publication
刪減 shān jiǎn to abridge (a text); to edit out (of a movie); to cut back (a budget, a curriculum)
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Example Sentences
The draft was revised several times before it was finalized.