"Build" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 jiàn shè to build / to construct / construction / constructive
 shēn cái stature / build (height and weight) / figure
 xiū jiàn to build / to construct
 gè zi height / stature / build / size
 gài lid / top / cover / canopy / to cover / to conceal / to build
 dā to put up / to build (scaffolding) / to hang (clothes on a pole) / to connect / to join / to arrange in pairs / to match / to add / to throw in (resources) / to take (boat, train) / variant of 褡[da1]
 dǎ zào to create / to build / to develop / to forge (of metal)
 jiàn chéng to establish / to build
 yíng zào to build (housing) / to construct / to make
 jiàn zào to construct / to build
 jià gòu to construct / to build / infrastructure / architecture / framework
 dā jiàn to build (esp. with simple materials) / to knock together (a temporary shed) / to rig up
 xīng jiàn to build / to construct
 gòu zhù to build / to construct
 jià kōng to build (a hut etc) on stilts / to install (power lines etc) overhead / (fig.) unfounded / impractical / (fig.) to make sb a mere figurehead
 tǐ xíng build / body type
 xiū zhù to build
 tǐ pò physique / build
 yíng jiàn to build / to construct
 chuàng zhì to create / to inaugurate / to contrive / to build (a mechanism)
 xiū zào to build / to repair
 dǎ to beat / to strike / to hit / to break / to type / to mix up / to build / to fight / to fetch / to make / to tie up / to issue / to shoot / to calculate / to play (a game) / since / from
 jiàn to establish / to found / to set up / to build / to construct
 zào to make / to build / to manufacture / to invent / to fabricate / to go to / party (in a lawsuit or legal agreement) / crop / classifier for crops
 yíng camp / barracks / battalion / to build / to operate / to manage / to strive for
 pán plate / dish / tray / board / hard drive (computing) / to build / to coil / to check / to examine / to transfer (property) / to make over / classifier for food: dish, helping / to coil / classifier for coils of wire / classifier for games of chess
 zhù to build / to construct / to ram / to hit / Taiwan pr. [zhu2]
 zào variant of 造, to make / to build / to invent / to manufacture
 dā gài to build (esp. with simple materials) / to knock together (a temporary shed) / to rig up
 zhào jiàn to build (for the first time) / to create (a building)
 shēn cái stature / build (height and weight) / figure
 jí jié to assemble / to concentrate / to mass / to build up / to marshal
 jiā gài to seal (with official stamp) / to stamp / fig. to ratify / to put lid on (cooking pot) / to cap / to build an extension or additional storey
 chóu jiàn to prepare to build sth
 chēng bà lit. to proclaim oneself hegemon / to take a leading role / to build a personal fiefdom
 zhuàng yáng (TCM) to build up one's kidney yang / to boost male sex drive
 bái shǒu qǐ jiā to build up from nothing / to start from scratch
 qiáng shēn to strengthen one's body / to keep fit / to build up one's health (through exercise, nutrition etc)
 zài jiàn to reconstruct / to build another
 kǔ xīn jīng yíng to build up an enterprise through painstaking efforts
 bá gāo to raise (one's voice) / to overrate / to build up / to stand out / outstanding
 táo yě qíng cāo to cultivate one's mind / to build character
 bì mén zào chē lit. to build a cart behind closed doors / to be overly subjective and disregard the outside world (idiom)
 jù jī to accumulate / to collect / to build up
 zhài tái gāo zhù lit. build a high desk of debt (idiom) / heavily in debt
 bǔ yǎng to take a tonic or nourishing food to build up one's health
 zhěng xùn to drill troops / to build up and train
 Líng qú Lingqu canal in Xing'an county 興安|兴安, Guanxi, build in 214 BC to join Changjiang 長江|长江 / with Pearl River 珠江
 lěi rampart / base (in baseball) / to build with stones, bricks etc
 qì to build by laying bricks or stones
 zhù shì dào móu lit. ask passers-by how to build one's house (idiom) / fig. to have no idea what to do / without a clue
 hǔ bèi xióng yāo back of a tiger and waist of a bear / tough and stocky build
 jīn sī yàn Aerodramus, genus of birds that use echolocation, a subset of the Collocaliini tribe (swiflets), two of whose species &ndash / Aerodramus fuciphagus and Aerodramus maximus &ndash / build nests harvested to make bird's nest soup
 dā jià zi to put up scaffolding / to build a framework / to launch an enterprise
 qín jiǎn jiàn guó to build up the country through thrift and hard work (idiom)
 xióng yāo hǔ bèi waist of a bear and back of a tiger / tough and stocky build
 zhēng miàn zi to do (sb) proud / to be a credit to (one's school etc) / to make oneself look good / to build up one's image
 jié lú to build one's house
 zhú jiàn zēng jiā to increase gradually / to build up
 zào yú lùn to build up public opinion / to create a fuss
广  International Forum to Build Inclusive Financial Sectors
  Strategy and Plan of Action to Fight Corruption and Build Ethics and Integrity in Public Office
 lěi qì to build a structure out of layered bricks or stones
 qiān lǐ dā cháng péng , méi yǒu bù sàn de yàn xí even if you build a thousand-league awning for it, every banquet must come to an end (idiom)
 yào bǔ medicinal dietary supplement that helps build up one's health
 Yī dài Yī lù Belt and Road Initiative, Chinese government plan to provide finance and engineering expertise to build infrastructure across Eurasia and northeast Africa, unveiled in 2013
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