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Pronunciation : cái
Meaning :
  1. to cut out (as a dress). (v)
  2. to cut; to trim; to reduce. (v)
  3. decision; judgment. (n)
Radical :
Strokes : 12
Traditional :
Usage : 8.1%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
裁判
cái pàn
: judge; umpire ;refree; hand down court decision
2.
裁员
cái yuán
: cut down the number of persons employed; reduce the staff
3.
裁决
cái jué
: adjudication; ruling
4.
裁缝
cái féng
: tailor; dressmaker
5.
独裁
dú cái
: dictatorship; autocracy
6.
制裁
zhì cái
: impose sanction against; censure
7.
总裁
zǒng cái
: director-general
8.
别出心裁
bié chū xīn cái
: try to be different; adopt an original approach
9.
裁定
cái dìng
: rule
Sentences:
1. I was measured for a custom suit.
cái féng wèi liáng cái
裁缝 : tailor
: for
: me
: measure
: body
: to cut out (as a dress)
: dress
量体裁衣 : to cut the dress according to one’s figure—to act according to actual circumstances
2. We should make a fair decision on this matter.
men yào gōng píng de cái pàn zhè jiàn shì
我们 : we
: have to
公平 : fair
: (particle) used after adverbial
裁判 : (v) judge
: this
件事 : matter
3. The umpire called the game due to the rain.
yīn wèi xià cái pàn zhōng zhǐ le sài
因为 : because
下雨 : raining
裁判 : umpire
终止 : stop
: particle indicating that something has happened
比赛 : game
4. The company is preparing to lay off a large number of people.
gōng zhǔn bèi liàng cái yuán
公司 : company
准备 : prepare
大量 : large amount of
裁员 : cut down the number of persons employed; reduce the staff
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