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(conjunction used to express contrast with a previous clause) but; then; standard; norm; principle; to imitate; to follow; classifier for written items

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radical
strokes after radical 7
半规则 半規則 ban4 gui1 ze2
quasi-regular

不规则 不規則 bu4 gui1 ze2
irregular

不规则三角形 不規則三角形 bu4 gui1 ze2 san1 jiao3 xing2
scalene triangle (math.)

不规则四边形 不規則四邊形 bu4 gui1 ze2 si4 bian1 xing2
irregular quadrilateral; trapezium

不俭则匮 不儉則匱 bu4 jian3 ze2 kui4
wastage makes one destitute (idiom)

不平则鸣 不平則鳴 bu4 ping2 ze2 ming2
where there is injustice, there will be an outcry; man will cry out against injustice

成则为王,败则为寇 成則為王,敗則為寇 cheng2 ze2 wei2 wang2 - bai4 ze2 wei2 kou4
lit. called a king if successful, called a bandit if defeated (idiom); fig. losers are always in the wrong

处世原则 處世原則 chu3 shi4 yuan2 ze2
a maxim; one's principles

处事原则 處事原則 chu3 shi4 yuan2 ze2
a maxim; one's principles

当断则断 當斷則斷 dang1 duan4 ze2 duan4
to make a decision when it's time to decide

罚则 罰則 fa2 ze2
penal provision; penalty

法则 法則 fa3 ze2
law; rule; code

非富则贵 非富則貴 fei1 fu4 ze2 gui4
see 非富即貴|非富即贵

否则 否則 fou3 ze2
if not; otherwise; else; or else

附则 附則 fu4 ze2
supplementary provision; bylaw; additional article (law)

改则 改則 gai3 ze2
Gerze county in Ngari prefecture, Tibet, Tibetan: Sger rtse rdzong

改则县 改則縣 gai3 ze2 xian4
Gerze county in Ngari prefecture, Tibet, Tibetan: Sger rtse rdzong

规则 規則 gui1 ze2
rule; regulation; rules and regulations

规则化 規則化 gui1 ze2 hua4
regularity

规则性 規則性 gui1 ze2 xing4
regularity

规则性效应 規則性效應 gui1 ze2 xing4 xiao4 ying4
regularity effect

和平共处五项原则 和平共處五項原則 he2 ping2 gong4 chu3 wu3 xiang4 yuan2 ze2
Zhou Enlai's Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence; 1954 Panchsheel series of agreements between PRC and India

基本原则 基本原則 ji1 ben3 yuan2 ze2
fundamental doctrine; guiding principle; raison d'être

既来之,则安之 既來之,則安之 ji4 lai2 zhi1 - ze2 an1 zhi1
Since they have come, we should make them comfortable (idiom). Since we're here, take it easy.; Since this is so, we should accept it.; Now we have come, let's stay and take the rough with the smooth.; If you can't do anything to prevent it, you might as

简则 簡則 jian3 ze2
general rule; simple principle

俭则不缺 儉則不缺 jian3 ze2 bu4 que1
frugality prevents destitution (idiom)

会计准则理事会 會計準則理事會 kuai4 ji4 zhun3 ze2 li3 shi4 hui4
accounting standards council

理则 理則 li3 ze2
principle; logic

理则学 理則學 li3 ze2 xue2
logic

林则徐 林則徐 lin2 ze2 xu2
Lin Zexu or Lin Tse-hsu "Commissioner Lin" (1785-1850), Qing official whose anti-opium activities led to first Opium war with Britain 1840-1842

逆水行舟,不进则退 逆水行舟,不進則退 ni4 shui3 xing2 zhou1 - bu4 jin4 ze2 tui4
like rowing a boat upstream, if you stop moving forward you fall back (idiom)

帕累托法则 帕累托法則 pa4 lei4 tuo1 fa3 ze2
Pareto principle

潜规则 潛規則 qian2 gui1 ze2
unwritten rules

勤则不匮 勤則不匱 qin2 ze2 bu4 kui4
If one is industrious, one will not be in want. (idiom)

然则 然則 ran2 ze2
that being the case; then; in that case

日喀则 日喀則 ri4 ka1 ze2
Shigatse or Xigaze, Tibetan: Gzhis ka rtse, city and prefecture in central Tibet

日喀则地区 日喀則地區 ri4 ka1 ze2 di4 qu1
Shigatse or Xigaze prefecture in central Tibet, Tibetan: Gzhis ka rtse sa khul, Chinese Rikaze

日喀则市 日喀則市 ri4 ka1 ze2 shi4
Shigatse or Xigaze, Tibetan: Gzhis ka rtse, city and prefecture in central Tibet, Chinese Rikaze

瑞利准则 瑞利準則 rui4 li4 zhun3 ze2
Rayleigh criterion (optics)

三人行,则必有我师 三人行,則必有我師 san1 ren2 xing2 - ze2 bi4 you3 wo3 shi1
If three walk together, one of them can teach me sth (Confucius)

三原则 三原則 san1 yuan2 ze2
the Three Principles (in many contexts)

实则 實則 shi2 ze2
actually; in fact

守则 守則 shou3 ze2
rules; regulations

水至清则无鱼 水至清則無魚 shui3 zhi4 qing1 ze2 wu2 yu2
Water that is too clear has few fish, and one who is too critical has few friends (idiom); You cannot expect everyone to be squeaky clean.; Don't be too picky!

四项基本原则 四項基本原則 si4 xiang4 ji1 ben3 yuan2 ze2
the Four Cardinal Principles by Deng Xiaoping 鄧小平|邓小平 in 1979: to uphold the socialist road, proletariat's dictatorship, CPC's leadership, and Maoism and Marxism-Leninism

虽则 雖則 sui1 ze2
nevertheless; although

通则 通則 tong1 ze2
general rule; general principle

闻过则喜 聞過則喜 wen2 guo4 ze2 xi3
to accept criticism gladly (humble expr.); to be happy when one's errors are pointed out

无原则 無原則 wu2 yuan2 ze2
unprincipled

武则天 武則天 wu3 ze2 tian1
Wu Zetian (624-705), Tang empress, reigned 690-705

喜则气缓 喜則氣緩 xi3 ze2 qi4 huan3
joy depresses one's qi vital breath; an excess of joy may lead to sluggishness of vital energy (TCM)

细则 細則 xi4 ze2
detailed rules and regulations; bylaws

行为准则 行為準則 xing2 wei2 zhun3 ze2
code of conduct; standard of conduct

学而不思则罔,思而不学则殆 學而不思則罔,思而不學則殆 xue2 er2 bu4 si1 ze2 wang3 - si1 er2 bu4 xue2 ze2 dai4
To learn without thinking is confusing, to think without learning is dangerous (Confucius)

学而优则仕 學而優則仕 xue2 er2 you1 ze2 shi4
one who is successful in one's studies, can become an official (idiom)

学如逆水行舟,不进则退 學如逆水行舟,不進則退 xue2 ru2 ni4 shui3 xing2 zhou1 - bu4 jin4 ze2 tui4
Study is like rowing upstream: no advance is to drop back

一般原则 一般原則 yi1 ban1 yuan2 ze2
general principle

一则 一則 yi1 ze2
on the one hand

一则以喜,一则以忧 一則以喜,一則以憂 yi1 ze2 yi3 xi3 - yi1 ze2 yi3 you1
happy on the one hand, but worried on the other (idiom)

一中原则 一中原則 yi1 zhong1 yuan2 ze2
One-China principle, the official doctrine that Taiwan is a province of China

以身作则 以身作則 yi3 shen1 zuo4 ze2
to set an example (idiom); to serve as a model

有则改之,无则加勉 有則改之,無則加勉 you3 ze2 gai3 zhi1 - wu2 ze2 jia1 mian3
correct any mistakes you made, but maintain your good record if you did not make them (idiom)

欲速则不达 欲速則不達 yu4 su4 ze2 bu4 da2
lit. to want sth in haste, but cannot get there (idiom, from Analects); more haste, less speed; don't try to run before you can walk

原则 原則 yuan2 ze2
principle; doctrine

原则上 原則上 yuan2 ze2 shang5
in principle; generally

原则性 原則性 yuan2 ze2 xing4
principled

运算法则 運算法則 yun4 suan4 fa3 ze2
rules of calculation (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division); algorithm; fig. to scheme; to calculate (i.e. plot)

再则 再則 zai4 ze2
moreover; besides

则步隆 則步隆 ze2 bu4 long2
Zabulon or Zebulun, biblical land between Jordan and Galilee (Matthew 4:15)

则个 則個 ze2 ge4
(old sentence-final expression used for emphasis)

则辣黑 則辣黑 ze2 la4 hei1
Zerah (name)

章则 章則 zhang1 ze2
rule

正则 正則 zheng4 ze2
regular (figure in geometry)

正则表达式 正則表達式 zheng4 ze2 biao3 da2 shi4
regular expression (computing)

正则参数 正則參數 zheng4 ze2 can1 shu4
regular parametrization

准则 準則 zhun3 ze2
norm; standard; criterion

总则 總則 zong3 ze2
profile; general provision (law)