char. kind, class; precedent; rule, regulation; routine
Other meanings
[lì]   n. example, case, instance
    person, man
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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tiáo lì
n. regulation, rule, ordinance
xiān lì
n. antecedent, precedent
pò lì
v. break a rule; make an exception
lì huì
n. regular meeting
lì xíng jiǎn chá
phr. to conduct a routine inspection
wéi lì
v. be contrary to precedents or practice; to break the rules (in a sports game)
shè jiāo guàn lì
nphr. social convention, social practice
dìng lì
n. set pattern, usual practice