bān
n./m. team, class, group, (work) shift, squad, (old) troupe (of performers); (for) group (of people), (scheduled forms of transportation)
Other meanings
[bān]   char. regular, scheduled; (lit.) to move or withdraw (troops)
    jade (for )
    jade (for )

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.
EXAMPLES
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wǒ men bān yí gòng yǒu èr shí gè xué shēng .
phr. In our class in total there are 20 students.
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mā ma měi tiān jiú diǎn zhōng shàng bān .
phr. Mom goes to work at 9 o'clock every day.
wǎn bān
n. night shift
bān zi
n. team, group
xià yì bān
n. the next (bus, train, flight, etc.)
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yí gè pái yóu sān gè bān zǔ chéng
phr. A platoon is composed of three squads.
zhè bān nián qīng rén
nphr. this group of young people