See also: 尽量

ChineseEdit

 
to use up; to exhaust; to end
to use up; to exhaust; to end; to finish; to the utmost; exhausted; finished; to the limit (of sth)
 
capacity; quantity; amount
capacity; quantity; amount; to estimate; to measure
trad. (盡量)
simp. (尽量*)

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

盡量

  1. to reach the limit
    喝酒節制盡量 [MSC, trad.]
    喝酒节制尽量 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā hējiǔ yǒu jiézhì, bù jìnliàng. [Pinyin]
    He drinks in moderation and doesn't reach his limit.
Usage notesEdit

Often confused with 儘量尽量 (jǐnliàng, “to the best of one's ability”) in speech and writing.

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Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 儘量 (“as much as possible; to the greatest extent; to the best of one's ability”).
(This term, 盡量, is a variant form of 儘量.)