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See also: buc, BUC, buć, and buč

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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“force”).

VerbEdit

bức

  1. force, coerce

AdjectiveEdit

bức

  1. disturbed, upset, unsettled
    Trời bức lắm, có lẽ sắp mưa.
    The sky is unsettled; it must be about to rain.
  2. (weather) unbearably hot
    • 1957, Đoàn Giỏi, Đất rừng phương Nam, Kim Đồng publishing house, chapter 4
      Không có lấy một chút gió nhẹ cho đỡ bức.
      There was not the slightest bit of wind to dispel the heat.
    Synonyms: oi, oi bức
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Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“classifier”).

ClassifierEdit

bức

  1. indicates to walls, barriers, handwritten letters, drawings, paintings, photographs, sculptures or statues

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