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v./n. be short of, lack; be incomplete; be flawed; be absent; vacancy, vacant position

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

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.
wán měi wú quē
phr. perfect, faultless
quē shǎo
v. lack, be short of, be deficient
quē diǎn
n. shortcoming, weak point
xiǎng jié hūn , fáng zi hé piào zi quē yī bù kě .
phr. Both house and money are indispensable for marriage.
quē qián
v. lack money
quē shuǐ
v. be short of water
quē hàn
n. regret, something regrettable
quē qín
v. be absent from
nǎo quē xuè
n. (Med.) cerebral ischemia
bǔ quē
v. fill a job slot; bridge the gap