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調
tiáo
char. harmonious; blend, adjust; mediate; tease, provoke; incite
Other meanings
[diào]   v. transfer, move; investigate
[diào]   n. melody, tune; (music) key; accent; opinion; tone
    speech (for )
    to say, to talk; speech, word; character, word, sentence (for 調)

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
調
tiáo jiě
v. mediate
調
shī tiáo
v. be in imbalance
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tiáo sè duì huà huà hěn zhòng yào .
phr. Mixing colors is very important for painting.
調
xià tiáo
v. adjust downwards, lower (prices, wages, etc.)
調
tiáo xì
v. take liberties with a woman, dally, assail a woman with obscenities
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zán jiā de kōng tiáo huài le
phr. Our air-conditioner is out of work.
調
tiáo jià
v./n. adjust price; price adjustment
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調​兒
tiáo dà yì diǎnr
phr. turn up a little
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tiáo xiǎo yì diǎnr
phr. turn down a little
調
fēng tiáo yǔ shùn
idiom. the wind and rain come in their time, good weather for the crops
調
tiáo suō
v. to instigate, to incite