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发展 fā zhǎn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

发展 (fā zhǎn) English Meaning

  • development
  • growth
  • to develop
  • to grow
  • to expand

Traditional Characters:  發展

发 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

展 forms words in:

 HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 贸易促进工业发展。
    Màoyì cùjìn gōngyè fāzhǎn.
    Trade helps industry to develop.
  • 治疗抑制了病情的发展。
    Zhìliáo yìzhìle bìngqíng de fǎ zhǎn.
    The treatment inhibits the progression of the disease.
  • 胚胎发生胚胎的发展与生长
    Pēitāi fà shēng pēitāi de fǎ zhǎn yǔ shēngzhǎng
    The development and growth of an embryo.
  • 电脑产业的发展一日千里。
    diànnǎo chǎnyè de fǎ zhǎn yīrìqiānlǐ.
    The computer industry is gorwing in leaps and bounds.
  • 他们都享受那么快的发展吗?
    Tāmen dōu xiǎngshòu nàme kuài de fǎ zhǎn ma?
    Do they all enjoy that kind of growth?
  • 地产的发展逐渐占据了农田。
    Dìchǎn de fǎ zhǎn zhújiàn zhànjùle nóngtián.
    The development of real estate is gradually taking over farmland.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 fa

发 (fā): to send out; to show (one's feeling); to issue; to develop; to make a bundle of money; classifier for gunshots (rounds)

  • 𠂇: hand
  • 丶 (zhǔ): stroke
  • 又 (yòu): still / hand
HSK 4 zhan 3

展 (zhǎn): to spread out; to open up; to exhibit; to put into effect; to postpone; to prolong; exhibition

  • 尸 (shī): dead body
  • 廿 (niàn): twenty (20), in a limited number of set expressions; also written using banker’s character 念
  • 衣 (yī): cloth

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 发

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 发表(fā biǎo): to publish; to issue; to put out; to issue (a statement);
  • 发愁(fā chóu): to worry; to fret; to be anxious; to become sad
  • 发达(fā dá): developed (country, etc.); flourishing; to develop
  • 发抖(fā dǒu): to tremble; to shake; to shiver; to shudder; tremulous
  • 发挥(fā huī): to display; to exhibit; to bring out implicit or innate qualities; to express (a thought or moral); to develop (an idea); to elaborate (on a theme)
  • 发明(fā míng): to invent; invention; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 发票(fā piào): invoice; receipt or bill for purchase
  • 发言(fā yán): to make a speech; statement; utterance
  • 开发(kāi fā): exploit (a resource); open up (for development); to develop
  • 启发(qǐfā): to enlighten; to explain and arouse interest; to inspire; inspiration; heuristic (attributively); to teach; CL: 個|个(gè)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 颁发(bān fā): to issue; to promulgate; to award
  • 爆发(bào fā): to break out; to erupt; to explode; to burst out
  • 迸发(bèng fā): to burst out; to gush; to spurt
  • 发布(fā bù): to release; to issue; to announce; to distribute; also written 發发布(fā bù)
  • 发财(fā cái): to get rich
  • 发呆(fā dāi): to daydream; lost in thought
  • 发动(fā dòng): to start; to launch; to unleash; to mobilize; to arouse
  • 发觉(fā jué): to find; to detect; to discover
  • 发射(fā shè): to shoot (a projectile); to fire (a rocket); to launch; to emit (a particle); to discharge; emanation; emission
  • 发誓(fā shì): to vow; to pledge; to swear
  • 发行(fā xíng): to publish; to issue (stocks, currency, etc.); to release; to distribute (a film)
  • 发炎(fā yán): inflamed from infection or injury; inflammation
  • 发扬(fā yáng): to develop; to make full use of
  • 发育(fā yù): to develop; growth; development
  • 激发(jī fā): to arouse; to excite
  • 批发(pī fā): wholesale; bulk trade; distribution
  • 散发(sàn fā): distribute; emit; issue
  • 蒸发(zhēng fā): to evaporate; evaporation
  • 自发(zì fā): spontaneous

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 展

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 展开 (zhǎn kāi): to unfold; to carry out; to be in full swing; to launch
  • 展览 (zhǎn lǎn): to put on display; to exhibit; exhibition; show; CL: 個|个(gè),次(cì)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 进展 (jìn zhǎn): to make headway; to make progress
  • 开展 (kāi zhǎn): (begin to) develop; unfold; to start; to launch; to open; to carry out
  • 施展 (shī zhǎn): to use fully; to put to use
  • 展示 (zhǎn shì): to reveal; to display; to show; to exhibit something
  • 展望 (zhǎn wàng): outlook; prospect; to look ahead; to look forward to
  • 展现 (zhǎn xiàn): to come out; to emerge

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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