Meaning of 褒

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Pinyin: bāo
English Definition: to praise; to commend; to honor; (of clothes) large or loose
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (clothes) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Overlaid
    • [ ] cloth; clothes, apparel; dress, coat
    • [ bǎo ] to safeguard, to protect, to defend, to care for
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Example Words
褒贬 bāo biǎn to appraise; to pass judgment on; to speak ill of; praise and censure; appraisal
褒扬 bāo yáng to praise
褒义 bāo commendatory sense; positive connotation
褒善贬恶 bāo shàn biǎn è to glorify virtue and censure evil (idiom)
一字褒贬 bāo biǎn dispensing praise or blame with a single word (idiom); concise and powerful style
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Example Sentences
But he would have been superhuman had he not resented the contrast between us by the media.
However, later generations have various comments on it because of their different standpoints in interpreting it .
This idiom, do not praise to do not devaluate apparently, just spoke a kind of phenomenon.
That's understandable as everyone may have his or her own impression on what Confucius should look like.
They weren't paid to write the article, though, and it's hardly a rave review for current sunscreen technology.