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xiū
v. to build, construct; to trim, prune or mow
Other meanings
[xiū]   v. repair, mend, fix
[xiū]   char. (lit.) long, tall, slender; to embellish or decorate
[xiū]   v. (lit.) to write, compose; to study, cultivate; to practise (a religious doctrine)
    person, man (for )
    person, man (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.
EXAMPLES
xiū zhù
v. build, construct
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xiū jiǎn yí xià jiù xíng le , liǎng biān jián duǎn xiē , dàn hòu mian bù yào jiǎn de tài duō
phr. Just a trim. Cut the sides fairly short but not so much at the back.
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cǎo píng gāi xiū jiǎn le .
phr. The lawn needs a trim.
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zhèng fǔ xiū jiàn le yí gè xīn de jī chǎng
phr. The government built a new airport.
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xiū zhè tiáo qú dào yào duō shao rén gōng ?
phr. How many man-days will be needed to construct this irrigation canal?
xiū zhǐ jia
phr. do manicure, trim and file finger nails