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Meaning of 戒

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Pinyin: jiè
English Definition: to guard against; to exhort; to admonish or warn; to give up or stop doing sth; Buddhist monastic discipline; ring (for a finger)
Chinese Definition:
①防备:戒心。戒备。戒严。戒骄戒躁。
②革除不良嗜好:戒除。戒烟。
③佛教律条,泛指禁止做的事:戒刀。戒尺。斋戒。
④准备:戒途。戒装。
⑤古同“界”,界限。
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: Two hands brandishing a spear
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper right
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Example Words
警戒 jǐng jiè to warn; to alert; to be on the alert; to stand guard; sentinel
戒毒 jiè to kick a drug habit; to abstain from drugs
戒备 jiè bèi to take precautions; to guard against (emergency)
戒烟 jiè yān to give up smoking
惩戒 chéng jiè to discipline; reprimand
More: 戒* | *戒 | *戒*
Example Sentences
1
Remind yourself why you've quit and how well you've done - or have someone in your support group, family, or friends do this for you.
2
One of them wants to quit, and they probably should.
3
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Each time you quit, even if it is just for a short time, you get closer to your long-term goal.
4
I won' t go into why I started, but it didn' t seem like a problem, because I knew I could quit anytime I wanted.
5
You are in bad health now, so you' d better give up smoking.