m. times (of repeating something)
Other meanings
[cì]   n./adj. order, sequence; secondary, second-rate, inferior, poor
[cì]   m. measure word for train numbers or flight numbers
    ice (for )
    lack (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.
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yí cì
num. one time, once
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ní bǎ zhè xiē yào piàn měi tiān fú yòng sān cì , měi cì yí piàn
phr. I'd like you to take these pills three times a day, each time one pill.
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tā tōng guò le zhè cì kǎo shì .
phr. He passed this exam.
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zhè zhǒng yào měi rì chī yí cì
phr. You should take the medicine once a day.
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tā lái guò běi jīng jǐ cì
phr. How many times has she visited Beijing?
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duì bu qǐ , qǐng zài shuō yí cì
phr. Excuse me, please say it again.
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zhè shì nǐ dì yī cì lái zhōng guó ma ?
phr. Is this the first time you have come to China?