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ChineseEdit

 
to hurry; to rush; to hasten; near; to promote
 
to make; to cause; to enable; to use; to employ; messenger
simp. and trad.
(促使)
使

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • cuk1 si2 - literary;
  • cuk1 sai2 - vernacular.

VerbEdit

促使

  1. to induce; to promote; to urge; to impel; to bring about; to provoke; to drive (somebody to do something); to catalyze; to actuate; to contribute to (some development)
    想不通甚麽促使這麼 [MSC, trad.]
    想不通甚麽促使这么 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhēn xiǎngbùtōng, shì shènme cùshǐ tā zhème zuò de. [Pinyin]
    Can't imagine what could have moved her to do such a thing.