zhì
char. system, rule; to tailor; to formulate; to restrict
Other meanings
[zhì]   v. to make, to manufacture
    knife
 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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gǔ fèn zhì
phr. shareholding system, joint-stock system
zhì dù
n. system
zhì dìng
v. formulate, draft, make
kè zhì
v. restrain (one's passions, etc), exercise restraint
dìng zhì
adj./v. customized; have something custom made
yīn dì zhì yí
idiom. adjust one's measures to local conditions, act according to circumstances
jiù zhì
n. old system; the Chinese old measure system
qián zhì
v. to clamp down on, to pin down, to suppress