Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)
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to absorb, to recruit,
to suck up, to assimilate, to admit, to enroll
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吸收 ( xishou / xīshōu ) is composed of these characters:
The traditional Chinese characters of xīshōu are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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to suck | to receive
吸收 ( xishou / xīshōu ) belongs to the 1000 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 786)
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Version 5.38 / Last updated: 2022-10-12