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The Chinese word zhuyao - 主要 - zhŭyào
(main in Chinese)

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English translations

main, in chief,
chief, major, for the most part, principal

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( zhuyao / zhŭyào ) with pronunciation (English translation: main )

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主要 ( zhuyao / zhŭyào ) is composed of these characters: (zhu) , (yao)
The traditional Chinese characters of zhŭyào are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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primary  |  essential
主要 ( zhuyao / zhŭyào ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 287)
More words that mean main in Chinese
zhŭ ( 主 )

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