"Certain" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 yī dìng surely / certainly / necessarily / fixed / a certain (extent etc) / given / particular / must
 què dìng definite / certain / fixed / to fix (on sth) / to determine / to be sure / to ensure / to make certain / to ascertain / to clinch / to recognize / to confirm / OK (on computer dialog box)
 bì rán inevitable / certain / necessity
 mǒu some / a certain / sb or sth indefinite / such-and-such
 mǒu xiē some / certain (things)
 dǔ dìng certain / confident (of some outcome) / calm and unhurried
 liào dìng certain / to know for sure
 záo chisel / to bore a hole / to chisel or dig / certain / authentic / irrefutable / also pr. [zuo4]
 lái shuō to have one's say / to interpret a topic (from a certain point of view) / now we come to talk about it, ...
 kěn dìng to be certain / to be positive / assuredly / definitely / to give recognition / to affirm / affirmative (answer)
 xiāng dāng equivalent to / appropriate / considerably / to a certain extent / fairly / quite
 lái kàn to come and see / to see a topic from a certain point of view
 wèi jīng not having undergone / without (having gone though a certain process)
 zhuān lì patent / sth uniquely enjoyed (or possessed etc) by a certain group of people / monopoly
 bù xià to be not less than (a certain quantity, amount etc)
 ruò gān a certain number or amount / how many? / how much?
 chéng xiàn to appear / to emerge / to present (a certain appearance) / to demonstrate
 nián fen particular year / certain year / given year
 mǒu rén someone / a certain person / some people / I (self-address after one's surname)
 wéi qī (to be done) by (a certain date) / lasting (a certain time)
 dǐng jiān peak / apex / world best / number one / finest (competitors) / top (figures in a certain field)
 zhuān guì sales counter dedicated to a certain kind of product (e.g. alcohol)
 xī xī (particle used to exaggerate certain adjectives, in particular 神經兮兮|神经兮兮, 髒兮兮|脏兮兮, 可憐兮兮|可怜兮兮, and 慘兮兮|惨兮兮)
 qī fáng forward delivery apartment / unfinished housing to be paid for in advance by the buyer and then completed within certain time frame
 mǎn kǒu a full mouth of (sth physical) / to have the mouth exclusively filled with (a certain language, lies, promises, etc) / (to agree etc) unreservedly
 shēng rén stranger / living person / to give birth / to be born (in a certain time or place)
 bào shōu (of a stock on the stock market) to close at (a certain price)
 ān fàng to lay / to place / to put in a certain place
 fān fān to double / to increase by a certain number of times
 mǎn zuǐ a full mouth of (sth physical) / to have the mouth exclusively filled with (a certain language, lies, promises, etc)
 yǐ to use / by means of / according to / in order to / because of / at (a certain date or place)
 nèi cān restricted document, available only to certain individuals such as high-ranking Party officials (abbr. for 內部參考|内部参考) / (literary) palace eunuch
 duì right / correct / couple / pair / towards / at / for / to face / opposite / to treat (sb a certain way) / to match together / to adjust / to fit / to suit / to answer / to reply / classifier: couple
 fāng jiā learned person / expert in a certain field / abbr. for 大方之家[da4 fang1 zhi1 jia1]
 diē jìn to fall into / to dip below a certain level
 ān chā to place in a certain position / to assign to a job / to plant / resettlement (old)
 mǒu shì something / a certain matter
 qù to go / to go to (a place) / (of a time etc) last / just passed / to send / to remove / to get rid of / to reduce / to be apart from in space or time / to die (euphemism) / to play (a part) / (when used either before or after a verb) to go in order to do sth / (after a verb of motion indicates movement away from the speaker) / (used after certain verbs to indicate detachment or separation)
 fēn to divide / to separate / to distribute / to allocate / to distinguish (good and bad) / part or subdivision / fraction / one tenth (of certain units) / unit of length equivalent to 0.33 cm / minute (unit of time) / minute (angular measurement unit) / a point (in sports or games) / 0.01 yuan (unit of money)
 zhī classifier for birds and certain animals, one of a pair, some utensils, vessels etc
 mǒu jiǎ somebody / certain individual
 shǒu hand / (formal) to hold / person engaged in certain types of work / person skilled in certain types of work / personal(ly) / convenient / classifier for skill / CL:雙|双[shuang1],隻|只[zhi1]
 jì kǒu abstain from certain food (as when ill) / avoid certain foods / be on a diet
 bàn lǎo xú niáng middle-aged but still attractive woman / lady of a certain age
 bā to long for / to wish / to cling to / to stick to / sth that sticks / close to / next to / spread open / informal abbr. for bus 巴士[ba1 shi4] / bar (unit of pressure) / nominalizing suffix on certain nouns, such as 尾巴[wei3 ba5], tail
 hài xǐ to have morning sickness during pregnancy / to have a strong appetite for certain foods (during pregnancy)
 jū to reside / to be (in a certain position) / to store up / to be at a standstill / residence / house / restaurant / classifier for bedrooms
 diào to fall / to drop / to lag behind / to lose / to go missing / to reduce / fall (in prices) / to lose (value, weight etc) / to wag / to swing / to turn / to change / to exchange / to swap / to show off / to shed (hair) / (used after certain verbs to express completion, fulfillment, removal etc)
 guǎn building / shop / term for certain service establishments / embassy or consulate / schoolroom (old) / CL:家[jia1]
 guǐ ghost / demon / terrible / damnable / clever / sly / crafty / (suffix for sb with a certain vice or addiction etc) / one of the 28 constellations
 chōu to draw out / to pull out from in between / to remove part of the whole / (of certain plants) to sprout or bud / to whip or thrash
 bēi variant of 杯[bei1] / trophy cup / classifier for certain containers of liquids: glass, cup
 chéng to present to a superior / memorial / petition / to present (a certain appearance) / to assume (a shape) / to be (a certain color)
 bei modal particle indicating indicating lack of enthusiasm / modal particle indicating that things should only or can only be done a certain way
 guān keeper of domestic animals / herdsman / (old) hired hand in certain trade
 zhā used for the sound "zha" in certain names
 dōu root and lower stem of certain plants / classifier for pieces and clumps
 xú niáng bàn lǎo middle-aged but still attractive woman / lady of a certain age
 dà fāng zhī jiā learned person / expert in a certain field / abbr. to 方家[fang1 jia1]
 chī bu fú not be accustomed to eating sth / not be used to certain food
 chī bu lái to be unaccustomed to certain food / to not be keen on certain food
 zài mǒu zhǒng chéng dù shàng to a certain extent
 fàng huà to give orders / to spread news or rumors / to leak certain information intentionally
 mǎn yǒu pǔ to have a clearcut idea / to have firm guidelines / to have confidence / to be sure / to be certain
 shāo dào to have a fever reaching (a certain temperature)
 huò phonetic component in certain characters with sound huò, such as 護, 獲, 穫 / and 擭
 niè zú to walk on tiptoe / to step on sb's foot / to join (a trade, profession etc) / to associate with (a certain group of people)
 guò bu xià to be unable to continue living (in a certain manner) / to be unable to make a living
 fēi é tóu huǒ lit. like a moth flying into the fire (idiom) / fig. to choose a path to certain destruction
 bái tāng clear soup / white broth, also called 奶湯|奶汤[nai3 tang1] / decoction of chrysanthemum, liquorice and certain other herbs
 mìng míng rì name day (tradition of celebrating a given name on a certain day of the year)
 ní sī tiáo yuē Treaty of Nice amending the Treaty on European Union, the Treaties establishing the European Communities and certain related acts / Treaty of Nice
 hǎi yá guī zé International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law Relating to Bills of Lading and Protocol of Signature / The Hague Rules
  Protocol to Amend the International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law Relating to Bills of Lading / Brussels Protocol
  International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law with Respect to Collisions Between Vessels / International Convention on Collision of Ships
  Protocol relating to Military Obligations in Certain Cases of Double Nationality
  Convention relating to the Unification of Certain Rules concerning Collisions in Inland Navigation
  Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air / Warsaw Convention
  Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects / Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons
  Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects / Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons
  Additional Protocol to the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may Be deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects / Protocol on Blinding Laser Weapons
  Protocol to amend the International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law relating to Bills of Lading of 25 August 1924 / Visby Rules
  Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to the Precautionary Attachment of Aircraft / Convention on Precautionary Attachment of Aircraft
  International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to the Immunity of State-owned Vessels
  Treaty of Amsterdam amending the Treaty on European Union, the Treaties establishing the European Communities and certain related acts / Treaty of Amsterdam
使  Convention relative to certain Restrictions with regard to the Exercise of the Right of Capture in Naval War
鹿  Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade / Rotterdam Convention
  Note on Certain Aspects of Sexual Violence against Refugee Women
  Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law respecting Assistance and Salvage at Sea
  Convention for the Settlement of Certain Conflicts of Laws in connection with Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes
  Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention
  Policy of the United States with Respect to Coastal Fisheries in Certain Areas of the High Seas / Truman Proclamation on Conservation
  determination of certain balance sheet items
  Protocol relating to a Certain Case of Statelessness
  European Convention on Certain International Aspects of Bankruptcy
  Convention for the Settlement of Certain Conflicts of Laws in connection with Cheques
  Convention on Certain Questions relating to the Conflict of Nationality Laws
 kè rì to set a date / to set a time frame / within a certain time limit
 kè qī to set a date / to set a time frame / within a certain time limit
 guò guàn to be accustomed to (a certain lifestyle etc)
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