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life; age; generation; era; world; lifetime
 
happening; instance; reason; cause; deceased; old
simp. and trad.
(世故)

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NounEdit

世故

  1. ways of the world
  2. (archaic) livelihood
  3. (archaic) accident; mishap
  4. (archaic) turmoil; social upheaval caused by war
  5. (archaic) longstanding friendship between two families; generations of family friendship

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  • (livelihood):

AdjectiveEdit

世故

  1. shrewd; canny; slick and sly

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