v./adv. to stand; to erect; to set up; to draw up; to appoint, to designate; immediately, instantaneously
Other meanings
[lì]   radical. stand
[lì]   char. upright, vertical, erect; to exist, to live; (ancient) come to the throne
    stand
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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.
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qǐ lì
v. to stand up
jiàn lì
v. to establish, to build
lì kè
adv. at once, immediately
lì fǎ
v./n. legislate; legislation
lì mǎ
adv. at once, immediately, promptly, swiftly
lì àn
v. put on record (at an official office), file a case (for investigation)
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tā jiē dào wǒ de diàn huà hòu , lì shí jiù dào le .
phr. After he received my call, he arrived immediately.
lì lùn
phr. to make a point, to present one's argument
lì tài zǐ
phr. to designate a crown prince