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The Chinese word xishou - 吸收 - xīshōu
(to absorb in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

to absorb, to recruit,
to suck up, to assimilate, to admit, to enroll

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( xishou / xīshōu ) with pronunciation (English translation: to absorb )

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吸收 ( xishou / xīshōu ) is composed of these characters: (xi) , (shou)
The traditional Chinese characters of xīshōu are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to suck  |  to receive
吸收 ( xishou / xīshōu ) belongs to the 1000 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 786)
More words that mean to recruit in Chinese
zhāo ( 招 ), zhēng ( 征 )

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