Chinese Edit

middle; centre; within
middle; centre; within; among; in; while (doing sth); during; China; Chinese; hit (the mark)
to stop; prohibit; till
simp. and trad.

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  1. to break off; to terminate; to discontinue

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Japanese Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1

Grade: 2

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Noun Edit

(ちゅう)() (chūshiちゆうし (tyuusi)?

  1. stoppage, termination, discontinuation
  2. interruption, suspension, pause
  3. cancellation

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Verb Edit

(ちゅう)()する (chūshi suruちゆうし (tyuusi)?transitive suru (stem (ちゅう)() (chūshi shi), past (ちゅう)()した (chūshi shita))

  1. to stop, to terminate, to discontinue
    shikin-nan de jigyō o chūshi suru
    terminate a project due to the financial shortage
  2. to interrupt, to suspend, to pause
    sōsaku o chūshi suru
    interrupt a search
  3. to call off, to cancel
    ame de shiai o chūshi suru
    cancel a game due to rain

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References Edit

  1. ^ 2011, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Seventh Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

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Hanja in this term

Noun Edit

中止 (jungji) (hangeul 중지)

  1. Hanja form? of 중지 (a stop).