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增加 zēng jiā: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

增加 (zēng jiā) English Meaning

  • to raise
  • to increase

Traditional Characters:  增加

增 forms words in:

加 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 人口稳定地增加。
    Rénkǒu wěndìng dì zēngjiā.
    There was a steady increase in population.
  • 我们预料需求可能增加。
    Wǒmen yùliào xūqiú kěnéng zēngjiā.
    We anticipate that demand is likely to increase.
  • 我们要力求增加出口货物。
    Wǒmen yào lìqiú zēngjiā chūkǒu huòwù.
    We must aim to increase exports.
  • 会所决定增加报刊订阅分数。
    Huìsuǒ juédìng zēngjiā bàokān dìngyuè fēnshù.
    The club has decided to increase subscriptions.
  • 随着进口的增加,需求已经减少。
    Suízhe jìnkǒu de zēngjiā, xūqiú yǐjīng jiǎnshǎo.
    Demand has been brought down by increase in imports.
  • 生产成本的增加必定使价格上涨。
    Shēngchǎn chéngběn de zēngjiā bìdìng shǐ jiàgé shàngzhǎng.
    Any increase in production costs is bound to send up prices.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

增 (zēng): to increase; to expand; to add

  •  (tǔ): earth
  •  (céng): once; already; ever (in the past); former; previously; (past tense marker used before verb or clause)

加 (jiā): to add; plus; (used after an adverb such as 不, 大, 稍, etc., and before a disyllabic verb, to indicate that the action of the verb is applied to something or somebody previously mentioned); to apply (restrictions, etc.) to (somebody); to give (support, consideration, etc.) to (something)

  • 力 (lì): force
  • 口 (kǒu): mouth

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 增

HSK 4 Word List

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Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 加

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

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