候补

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 候補

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin hòubǔ
Zhuyin ㄏㄡˋ ㄅㄨˇ
IPA (key) /xoʊ̯⁵¹ pu²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

AdjectiveEdit

候补 (simplified, Pinyin hòubǔ, traditional 候補)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) alternate; candidate (for a vacancy etc.)

VerbEdit

候补 (simplified, Pinyin hòubǔ, traditional 候補)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) to be an alternate; to be a candidate for (a vacancy etc.)
  2. (archaic) to temporarily fill a provincial or ministerial post prior to being assigned a permanent position by the Ministry for Personnel (during the Qing Dynasty)

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Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 01:41