ChineseEdit

 
to defend; to protect; to insure or guarantee
to defend; to protect; to insure or guarantee; to maintain; hold or keep; to guard
 
to grasp; to hold; support
to grasp; to hold; support; manage; direct; maintain
trad. (保持)
simp. #(保持)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

保持

  1. to keep; to maintain; to preserve; to remain; to stay; to exercise
    保持清潔 / 保持清洁  ―  bǎochí qīngjié  ―  to keep clean
    保持緘默 / 保持缄默  ―  bǎochí jiānmò  ―  to remain silent
    保持安靜 / 保持安静  ―  bǎochí ānjìng  ―  to keep quiet
    保持暢通 / 保持畅通  ―  bǎochí chàngtōng  ―  to keep clear
    ……保持警惕 / ……保持警惕  ―  duì...... bǎochí jǐngtì  ―  to remain vigilant against something
    保持克制  ―  bǎochí kèzhì  ―  to exercise restraint
    保持微笑  ―  bǎochí wēixiào  ―  to keep smiling
    保持強勁增長 / 保持强劲增长  ―  bǎochí qiángjìng de zēngzhǎng  ―  to maintain robust growth
    畢業仍然同學保持聯繫 [MSC, trad.]
    毕业仍然同学保持联系 [MSC, simp.]
    Bìyè hòu, tā réngrán yǔ tóngxué bǎochí liánxì. [Pinyin]
    He still keeps in touch with his classmates after graduation.

SynonymsEdit

  • (bǎo) (literary, or in compounds)
  • 保守 (bǎoshǒu)
  • (shǒu)

Derived termsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

Grade: 3
on’yomi

NounEdit

()() (hojiほぢ (fodi)?

  1. keeping, holding, conservation, retention
  2. maintenance

VerbEdit

()()する (hoji suruほぢ (fodi)? suru (stem ()() (hoji shi), past ()()した (hoji shita))

  1. keep, hold, conserve
  2. maintain

ConjugationEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

保持 (boji) (hangeul 보지)

  1. Hanja form? of 보지 (preservation).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

VerbEdit

保持

  1. chữ Hán form of bảo trì (to preserve).