zhǎng quán
v. wield political power, be in power
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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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zì cóng tā zhǎng quán yǐ lái , rén mín de shēng huó jiù kǔ bù kān yán
phr. Since he came into power, people have been suffering untold misery and hardship.