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The Chinese word guanjian - 关键 - guānjiàn
(key in Chinese)

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English translations

key, crucial, key point,
key factor, hinge

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Chinese characters  ( guanjian / guānjiàn ) with pronunciation (English translation: key )

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关键 ( guanjian / guānjiàn ) is composed of these characters: (guan) , (jian)
关键 ( guanjian / guānjiàn ) in traditional characters

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More words that mean key in Chinese
jiàn ( 键 ), shi ( 匙 ), yào ( 钥 ), yàoshi ( 钥匙 )

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