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feudal chief; rule by force; tyrant; lord; master; hegemon; usurp
 
direction; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
simp. and trad.
(霸道)

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NounEdit

霸道

  1. rule by might (as opposed to the way of a legitimate king who practices benevolent governance); governance in a despotic way
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AdjectiveEdit

霸道

  1. (of a person, method, etc.) overbearing; high-handed
    霸道一點兒道理 [MSC, trad.]
    霸道一点儿道理 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhè rén zhēn bàdao, yīdiǎnr dàolǐ yě bù jiǎng. [Pinyin]
    This person is overbearing and refuses to talk any sense.
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AdjectiveEdit

霸道

  1. (colloquial, of medicine, alcohol, etc.) strong; potent