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zhāo
v. enroll, hire, employ
Other meanings
[zhāo]   v. beckon, gesture; attract; provoke, tease
[zhāo]   v. confess, admit
[zhāo]   n. movement in wushu; trick, move, device, idea
    hand
 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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zhāo pìn
v. hire, look for
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jīn nián de zhāo shēng gōng zuò yǐ jīng jié shù le
phr. This year's work for enrolling the new students already is finished.
zhāo bīng mái mǎ
idiom. recruit men and buy horses, raise or enlarge an army, to recruit followers
zhāo gōng
phr. recruit workers
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fàn diàn kāi shǐ zhāo qǐng chú shī
phr. The restaurant began to hire chefs.