Meaning of 征

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(Trad.: 徵)
Pinyin: zhēng
English Definition: to invite; to recruit; to levy (taxes); to draft (troops); phenomenon; symptom; characteristic sign (used as proof); evidence; journey; trip; expedition; to go on long campaign; to attack
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (step) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ chì ] to step with the left foot
    • [ zhèng ] straight, right, proper, correct, just, true
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Example Words
特征 zhēng characteristic; diagnostic property; distinctive feature; trait
象征 xiàng zhēng emblem; symbol; token; badge; to symbolize; to signify; to stand for
征求 zhēng qiú to solicit; to seek; to request (opinions, feedback etc); to petition
征收 zhēng shōu to levy (a fine); to impose (a tariff)
长征 cháng zhēng Long March (retreat of the Red Army 1934-1935)
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Example Sentences
If you wish to work for other firms as well, You must obtain our permission first.
"You have to do what you think is correct," he says. "Obviously we care about perception but we also value substance and the right place to fix this is in federal legislation.
We should levy a heavy tax on the wealthy men.
Of course, the root and the main current of any culture must bear its own distinctive national features.
Because it develops during puberty, biologists classify it as a secondary sexual characteristic.