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dān wu
v. to delay, to hold up, to miss the chance to do

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.
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yóu yú xià dà xuě háng bān bèi dān wu le .
phr. Because of the heavy snow the plane was delayed.
bèi dān wu de yí dài
phr. the delayed generation
dān wu gōng fu
phr. (spoken) to lose time, to get delayed
dān wu shí jiān
phr. to lose time