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Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
yī bō sān zhé
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
yat1 bo1 saam1 jit3
Short definition fig. many twists and turns
Usage frequency Somewhat infrequent
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All available English definitions full of complicationsAdso icon / calligraphic flourish with many twistsMDBG icon / fig. many twists and turnsMDBG icon /
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: full of complications
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: sameadso
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: calligraphic flourish with many twists; fig. many twists and turns
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Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: '
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