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The Chinese word shiyong - 使用 - shĭyòng
(to use in Chinese)

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English translations

to use, to exercise,
to make use of, to put to use

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( shiyong / shĭyòng ) with pronunciation (English translation: to use )

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使用 ( shiyong / shĭyòng ) is composed of these characters: 使 (shi) , (yong)
The traditional Chinese characters of shĭyòng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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Zai Taiwan renmen shiyong fantizi.
Zài Táiwān rēnmen shĭyòng fántĭzì.
 – English translation: People use traditional Chinese characters in Taiwan.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to send  |  usefulness
使用 ( shiyong / shĭyòng ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 447)
More words that mean to use in Chinese
fèi ( 费 ), jiāng ( 将 ), lìyòng ( 利用 ), shĭ ( 使 ), ( 以 ), yòng ( 用 )
More words that mean to exercise in Chinese
huódòng ( 活动 ), liànxí ( 练习 ), yùndòng ( 运动 )

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