cāo
char. manage, operate
Other meanings
[cāo]   v./n. to grasp, to hold; to speak (a language or dialect); exercise
[cāo]   char. conduct, behavior
    hand

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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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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cāo zuò
v. operate, maneuver
cāo xīn
v. worry about
cāo láo
v. work hard
cāo chí
v. manage, handle
chóng cāo jiù yè
idiom. resume one's former career, take up one's old job