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què dìng
v. to define, to fix, to ascertain, to make sure
Other meanings
[què dìng]   adj. definite, certain

Simplified Chinese

Traditional Chinese

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
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tā qiāo le qiāo mén, xiǎng què dìng wū li yǒu méi yǒu rén .
phr. He knocked at the door to find out for sure if there is anybody in the room.
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yào què dìng suó yǒu cái liào dōu yǒu hé cài yóu hùn hé dào
phr. Make sure all the contents are mix with the cooking oil nicely.
jù tǐ shí jiān hái méi yǒu què dìng
phr. the specific time is not yet fixed
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nǐ què dìng bā diǎn zhōng ké yǐ ma ?
phr. Are you sure that eight o'clock is okay?
què dìng rì qī
phr. to confirm the date
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dāng wǒ men ná dào yì zhāng méi yǒu fāng wèi biāo jì de dì tú shí, zěn yàng què dìng dì tú shàng mǒu dì de fāng xiàng ne ?
phr. When we get our hands on a map with no indicator for directions, how to determine the direction of a place on the map?
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yīng gāi xiān què dìng rén shù zài dìng cān .
phr. (Somebody) should confirm the number of people before making a restaurant reservation.
què dìng gōng zuò
phr. to make sure of one's job, to ensure one's job