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to use; according to; so as to; in order to; by; with; because; Israel (abbrev.)
 
because of; for; to; act as; take...to be; to be; to do; to serve as; to become
trad. (以為/以爲) /
simp. (以为)

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VerbEdit

以為

  1. to mistakenly believe; to be under the impression; to have thought that
    一個愚昧以為自己 [MSC, trad.]
    一个愚昧以为自己 [MSC, simp.]
    Yīge yúmèi de rén zǒng yǐwéi zìjǐ shì duì de. [Pinyin]
    Ignorant people always believe they are right.
  2. (formal or literary) to believe; to regard
    以為 / 以为  ―  qiè yǐwéi  ―  in my humble opinion
  3. (literary) to serve as

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