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规定 guī dìng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

规定 (guī dìng) English Meaning

  • to stipulate
  • to fix
  • to set
  • to formulate
  • to provide
  • regulation
  • rule

Traditional Characters:  規定

规 forms words in:

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

定 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 这条规定不许例外。
    Zhè tiáo guīdìng bùxǔ lìwài.
    There are no exceptions to this rule.
  • 提案规定了一年的限期。
    Tí’àn guīdìngle yī nián de xiànqí.
    The proposal sets a one year deadline.
  • 这些规定仅适用于儿童。
    Zhèxiē guīdìng jǐn shìyòng yú értóng.
    These provisions apply only to children.
  • 按照规定,任何时候均需有人值班。
    Ànzhào guīdìng, rènhé shíhòu jūn xū yǒurén zhíbān.
    The staff are required to be on duty at all times.
  • 委员会对于网球场面积的大小作出了规定。
    Wěiyuánhuì duìyú wǎng qiúchǎng miànjī de dàxiǎo zuòchūle guīdìng.
    The size of tennis court is regulated by the commission.
  • 巴尔扎克有意识地给自己规定了为这个社会写“自然史”的任务。
    Bā’ěr zhā kè yǒuyìshí de jǐ zìjǐ guīdìngle wèi zhège shèhuì xiě “zìrán shǐ” de rènwù.
    Honoré Balzac consciously set himself the task of writing a “natural history” of society.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 gui 1

规 (guī): compass; a rule; regulation; to admonish; to plan; to scheme

  •  (fū): husomebodyand; man; manual worker; conscripted laborer (old)
  •  (jiàn): to see
hsk 3 ding

定 (dìng): to set; to fix; to determine; to decide; to order

  • 宀(mián): roof
  • 正(zhèng): just (right); main; upright; straight; correct; positive; greater than zero; principle; to correct; to rectify

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 规

HSK 4 Word List

  • 规定 (guī dìng): to stipulate; to fix; to set; to formulate; to provide; regulation; rule; CL: 個|个(gè)

HSK 5 Word List

  • 规矩 (guī ju): established practice; rule; customs; practices; fig. upright and honest; well-behaved; lit. compass and set square
  • 规律 (guī lǜ): rule (e.g. of science); law of behavior; regular pattern; rhythm; discipline
  • 规模 (guī mó): scale; scope; extent; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 规则 (guī zé): regulation; rule; rules and regulations

HSK 6 Word List

  • 规范 (guī fàn): norm; standard; specification; regulation; rule; within the rules; to fix rules; to regulate; to specify
  • 规格 (guī gé): standard; norm; specification
  • 规划 (guī huà): plan; program
  • 规章 (guī zhāng): rule; regulation
  • 正规 (zhèng guī): regular; according to standards

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 定

HSK 3 Word List

  • 决定(jué dìng): to decide (to do something); to resolve; decision; certainly; CL: 個|个(gè), 项(xiàng)
  • 一定(yí dìng): surely; certainly; necessarily; fixed; a certain (extent, etc.); given; particular; must

HSK 4 Word List

  • 规定(guī dìng): to stipulate; to fix; to set; to formulate; to provide; regulation; rule; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 肯定(kěn dìng): to be sure; to be certain; sure; certain; definite; to confirm; to affirm; affirmative

HSK 5 Word List

  • 否定(fǒu dìng): to negate; negative (answer); CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 固定(gù dìng): fixed; set; regular
  • 确定(què dìng): definite; certain; fixed; to fix (on something); to determine; to be sure; to ensure; to make certain; to ascertain; to clinch; to recognize; to confirm; OK (on computer dialog box)
  • 说不定(shuō bu dìng): can’t say for sure; maybe
  • 稳定(wěn dìng): steady; stable; stability; to stabilize; to pacify
  • 制定(zhì dìng): to draw up; to formulate; to lay down; to draft

HSK 6 Word List

  • 奠定(diàn dìng): to establish; to fix; to settle
  • 定期(dìng qī): regularly; at regular intervals
  • 定义(dìng yì): definition
  • 断定(duàn dìng): to conclude; to determine; to come to a judgment
  • 坚定(jiān dìng): firm; steady; staunch; resolute
  • 鉴定(jiàn dìng): to appraise; to identify; to evaluate
  • 拟定(nǐdìng): to draw up; to draft; to formulate
  • 认定(rèn dìng): to maintain (that something is true); to determine (a fact); determination (of an amount); of the firm opinion; to believe firmly; to set one’s mind on; to identify with
  • 特定(tè dìng): special; specific; designated; particular
  • 镇定(zhèn dìng): calm; unperturbed; cool
  • 指定(zhǐdìng): to appoint; to assign; to indicate clearly and with certainty; designated

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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