Meaning of 頒

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(Simplified: 颁)
Pinyin: bān
English Definition: to promulgate; to send out; to issue; to grant or confer
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Ideographic: To pass out a booklet ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ fēn ] to divide, to allocate; fraction; small unit of time or other quantity
    • [ ] page, sheet, leaf
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Example Words
頒布 bān to issue; to proclaim; to enact (laws, decrees etc)
頒發 bān to issue; to promulgate; to award
頒獎 bān jiǎng to confer an award
頒行 bān xíng issue for enforcement
頒授 bān shòu to confer (e.g. diploma); to award
More: 頒* | *頒 | *頒*
Example Sentences
So I give myself an enormous gold star for putting those law-related gold stars aside to start over again as a writer.
Sometimes, yes, the best picture prize would actually go to the best picture, but more often the academy's neglect of a film was a reliable index of its merit.
No doubt, that is why the Nobel Committee says that it "wishes, in its centenary year, to proclaim that the only negotiable route to global peace and cooperation goes by way of the United Nations".
This week's dumbest gadget award goes to the TV Hat, a baseball cap with an elongated peak from which hangs a "personal private theatre".
The organisers say they are also considering giving a prize to the slowest cell, since lethargic cells would be a boon for cancer therapy.