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  • [cài] This character is never used alone.
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Comprehensive Chinese-English Dictionary

[cǎi]
  1. 1. verb pick, gather; collect
  2. 2. verb pick, gather; collect
  3. 3. verb extract
  4. 4. verb extract
  5. 5. verb choose; adopt
  6. 6. verb choose; adopt
  7. 7. noun color and facial expression; complexion
  8. 8. noun color and facial expression; complexion

Contemporary Standard Chinese Dictionary (1 result)

[cǎi]
  1. 1. 摘取
  2. 2. 选用;取用
    众长
  3. 3. 搜集
    种(zhǒnɡ)
    访
  4. 4. 挖掘(矿藏)
  5. 5. 神情;神色
    奕奕
    兴高
    无精打
  6. 6. 彩色。现在一般写作"彩"
  7. 7. ""字上半是"爫",下半是"木",不要写成撇下加"米"由""构成的字有"彩""睬""踩""菜"等

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购员小李去上海办货,今天就能回公司。
Buyer Xiao Li went to Shanghai to purchase goods and can return to the company today.
医生建议他取保守疗法。
The doctor suggested that he take conservative treatment.
新闻访真实的报导了这起事件。
The event was truthfully covered in the news report.
夕阳西下时,茶女的背筐已经沉甸甸了。
When the sun goes down, the tea-plucking girl had a very heavy basket full of tea leaves on her back.
这段文字用了比兴的手法。
This paragraph employs both metaphor and analogy.
有的图书馆依然取闭架借书的模式,不是特别方便。
Some libraries still adopt a closed stacks system, which is not very convenient.
他编拟的化学试卷偏难,所以没有被用。
The chemistry test paper he drafted is too difficult to adopt.
根据便签上的地址,我找到了要访的老人。
I found the old man I need to interviewed from the address on the notepaper.
作为领导应该博众长。
A leader should be good at adopting useful advice.
这次去湖南旅游,我们特意去欣赏了当地有名的茶戏。
We watched the famous caicha opera when we went to Hunan Province for sightseeing.

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[cǎi]

  • Scene:

    采蘑菇 / picking mushrooms

  • Examples:

    采花,采草药,采制,采撷

  • Description:

    采 means to pick or gather. It has the meaning of picking things and gathering them together, which is different from 摘.

Related video notes: 采、摘

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