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The Chinese word jiguan - 机关 - jīguān
(gear in Chinese)

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English translations

gear, office, stratagem,
mechanism, institution, scheme, organ

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Chinese characters  ( jiguan / jīguān ) with pronunciation (English translation: gear )

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机关 ( jiguan / jīguān ) is composed of these characters: (ji) , (guan)
机关 ( jiguan / jīguān ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 机关 ( jiguan / jīguān ) Writing in Pinyin
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Ta bu xihuan zai jingcha jiguan gongzuo.
Tā bù xĭhuan zài jĭngchá jīguān gōngzuò.
 – English translation: He doesn't like work at police office.

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机关 ( jiguan / jīguān ) belongs to the 1000 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 737)
More words that mean office in Chinese
bàngōngshì ( 办公室 ), zhíwèi ( 职位 )

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