to substitute; to act on behalf of others; to replace; generation; dynasty; age; period; (historical) era; (geological) eon

strokes 5
strokes after radical 3
班代 班代 ban1 dai4
(Tw) class representative; class president

包办代替 包辦代替 bao1 ban4 dai4 ti4
to do everything oneself (idiom); not to allow others in on the act

布尔代数 布爾代數 bu4 er3 dai4 shu4
Boolean algebra

朝代 朝代 chao2 dai4
dynasty; reign (of a king)

抽象代数 抽象代數 chou1 xiang4 dai4 shu4
abstract algebra

初等代数 初等代數 chu1 deng3 dai4 shu4
elementary algebra

传代 傳代 chuan2 dai4
to pass to the next generation

传宗接代 傳宗接代 chuan2 zong1 jie1 dai4
to carry on one's ancestral line

春秋时代 春秋時代 chun1 qiu1 shi2 dai4
Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC)

春秋战国时代 春秋戰國時代 chun1 qiu1 zhan4 guo2 shi2 dai4
the Spring and Autumn (770-476 BC) and Warring States (475-221 BC) periods; Eastern Zhou (770-221 BC)

代班 代班 dai4 ban1
(Tw) to take over sb's job; to substitute for

代办 代辦 dai4 ban4
to act for sb else; to act on sb's behalf; an agent; a diplomatic representative; a chargé d'affaires

代笔 代筆 dai4 bi3
to write on behalf of sb; to ghostwrite

代币 代幣 dai4 bi4
token (used instead of money for slot machines, in game arcades etc)

代表 代表 dai4 biao3
representative; delegate; to represent; to stand for; on behalf of; in the name of

代表处 代表處 dai4 biao3 chu4
representative office

代表队 代表隊 dai4 biao3 dui4

代表人物 代表人物 dai4 biao3 ren2 wu4
representative individual (of a school of thought)

代表团 代表團 dai4 biao3 tuan2

代表性 代表性 dai4 biao3 xing4
representativeness; representative; typical

代表作 代表作 dai4 biao3 zuo4
representative work (of an author or artist)

代步 代步 dai4 bu4
means of transportation; to take transportation; to ride instead of walk

代步车 代步車 dai4 bu4 che1
vehicle; (more specifically) mobility vehicle (mobility scooter, electric wheelchair, Segway etc)

代偿 代償 dai4 chang2
(medical) compensation; to repay a debt or obligation in place of someone else

代称 代稱 dai4 cheng1
alternative name; antonomasia

代词 代詞 dai4 ci2

代代 代代 dai4 dai4
from generation to generation; generation after generation

代代相传 代代相傳 dai4 dai4 xiang1 chuan2
passed on from generation to generation (idiom); to hand down

代祷 代禱 dai4 dao3
to pray on behalf of sb

代顿 代頓 dai4 dun4
Dayton (city in Ohio)

代尔夫特 代爾夫特 dai4 er3 fu1 te4
Delft, Zuid-Holland, the Netherlands

代工 代工 dai4 gong1
subcontract work; OEM (original equipment manufacturer) supplier

代沟 代溝 dai4 gou1
generation gap

代购 代購 dai4 gou4
to buy (on behalf of sb)

代管 代管 dai4 guan3
to administer; to manage; to hold in trust or escrow

代号 代號 dai4 hao4
code name

代价 代價 dai4 jia4
price; cost; consideration (in share dealing)

代考 代考 dai4 kao3
to take a test or exam for sb

代课 代課 dai4 ke4
to teach as substitute for absent teacher

代客泊车 代客泊車 dai4 ke4 bo2 che1
valet parking

代扣 代扣 dai4 kou4
to withhold tax (from employee's salary)

代劳 代勞 dai4 lao2
to do sth in place of sb else

代理 代理 dai4 li3
to act on behalf of sb in a responsible position; to act as an agent or proxy; surrogate

代理人 代理人 dai4 li3 ren2

代理商 代理商 dai4 li3 shang1

代利斯 代利斯 dai4 li4 si1
Dallys, Algerian seaport and naval base

代码 代碼 dai4 ma3

代码段 代碼段 dai4 ma3 duan4
code segment

代码页 代碼頁 dai4 ma3 ye4
code page

代名词 代名詞 dai4 ming2 ci2
pronoun; synonym; byword

代拿买特 代拿買特 dai4 na2 mai3 te4
dynamite (loanword)

代人受过 代人受過 dai4 ren2 shou4 guo4
to take the blame for sb else; to be made a scapegoat

代入 代入 dai4 ru4
to substitute into

代收货款 代收貨款 dai4 shou1 huo4 kuan3
collect on delivery (COD)

代书 代書 dai4 shu1
to write for sb else; a lawyer who writes legal documents for his clients

代数 代數 dai4 shu4

代数簇 代數簇 dai4 shu4 cu4
algebraic variety (math.)

代数方程 代數方程 dai4 shu4 fang1 cheng2
algebraic equation; polynomial equation

代数函数 代數函數 dai4 shu4 han2 shu4
(math.) algebraic function

代数函数论 代數函數論 dai4 shu4 han2 shu4 lun4
algebraic function theory (math.)

代数和 代數和 dai4 shu4 he2
algebraic sum

代数基本定理 代數基本定理 dai4 shu4 ji1 ben3 ding4 li3
fundamental theorem of algebra

代数几何 代數幾何 dai4 shu4 ji3 he2
algebraic geometry

代数几何学 代數幾何學 dai4 shu4 ji3 he2 xue2
algebraic geometry

代数结构 代數結構 dai4 shu4 jie2 gou4
algebraic structure

代数量 代數量 dai4 shu4 liang4
algebraic quantity

代数曲面 代數曲面 dai4 shu4 qu1 mian4
algebraic surface

代数曲线 代數曲線 dai4 shu4 qu1 xian4
algebraic curve

代数群 代數群 dai4 shu4 qun2
algebraic group (math.)

代数式 代數式 dai4 shu4 shi4
algebraic formula

代数数域 代數數域 dai4 shu4 shu4 yu4
algebraic number field (math.)

代数拓扑 代數拓撲 dai4 shu4 tuo4 pu1
algebraic topology (math.)

代数学 代數學 dai4 shu4 xue2
algebra (as branch of math.)

代数学基本定理 代數學基本定理 dai4 shu4 xue2 ji1 ben3 ding4 li3
fundamental theorem of algebra (every polynomial has a complex root)

代糖 代糖 dai4 tang2
sugar substitute

代替 代替 dai4 ti4
to replace; to take the place of

代替父母 代替父母 dai4 ti4 fu4 mu3
in place of sb's parents; in loco parentis (law)

代替者 代替者 dai4 ti4 zhe3

代填 代填 dai4 tian2
to fill in a form for sb else

代县 代縣 dai4 xian4
Dai county in Xinzhou 忻州, Shanxi

代销 代銷 dai4 xiao1
to sell as agent; to sell on commission (e.g. insurance policies); proxy sale (of stocks)

代销店 代銷店 dai4 xiao1 dian4
outlet; commission shop; agency

代写 代寫 dai4 xie3
to write as substitute for sb; a ghost writer; plagiarism

代谢 代謝 dai4 xie4
replacement; substitution; metabolism (biol.)

代行 代行 dai4 xing2
to act as a substitute; to act on sb's behalf

代言 代言 dai4 yan2
to be a spokesperson; to be an ambassador (for a brand); to endorse

代言人 代言人 dai4 yan2 ren2

代孕 代孕 dai4 yun4
surrogate pregnancy

代之以 代之以 dai4 zhi1 yi3
(has been) replaced with; (its) place has been taken by

代宗 代宗 dai4 zong1
Daizong, Temple name of seventh Ming emperor Jingtai 景泰

代罪 代罪 dai4 zui4
to redeem oneself; to make up for one's misdeeds

代罪羔羊 代罪羔羊 dai4 zui4 gao1 yang2

当代 當代 dang1 dai4
the present age; the contemporary era

当代史 當代史 dang1 dai4 shi3
contemporary history

当代新儒家 當代新儒家 dang1 dai4 xin1 ru2 jia1
Contemporary New Confucianism; see 新儒家

党代会 黨代會 dang3 dai4 hui4
party congress (of the Communist Party of China)

第五个现代化 第五個現代化 di4 wu3 ge4 xian4 dai4 hua4
fifth modernization, i.e. democracy, cf Deng Xiaoping's Four Modernizations 鄧小平|邓小平, 四個現代化|四个现代化

地质年代表 地質年代表 di4 zhi4 nian2 dai4 biao3
geological time scale

迭代 迭代 die2 dai4
iteration (math.); repeated substitution

都什么年代了 都什麼年代了 dou1 shen2 me5 nian2 dai4 le5
What decade are you living in?; That's so out-of-date!

独二代 獨二代 du2 er4 dai4
second generation only child

断代 斷代 duan4 dai4
periodization (of history)

恶意代码 惡意代碼 e4 yi4 dai4 ma3
malicious code (e.g. virus); malware

二代 二代 er4 dai4
secondary; twice in the year (of generations of insects, harvests etc)

法定代表人 法定代表人 fa3 ding4 dai4 biao3 ren2
(law) legal representative of a corporation (e.g. chairman of the board of a company, principal of a school etc)

反身代词 反身代詞 fan3 shen1 dai4 ci2
reflexive pronoun

泛代数 泛代數 fan4 dai4 shu4
universal algebra

飞鸟时代 飛鳥時代 fei1 niao3 shi2 dai4
Asuka Period in Japanese history (538-710 AD)

分解代谢 分解代謝 fen1 jie3 dai4 xie4
catabolism (biology); metabolic breaking down and waste disposal; dissimilation

分手代理 分手代理 fen1 shou3 dai4 li3
"break-up agent", person who acts for sb who wishes to terminate a relationship but does not have the heart to do so

风华绝代 風華絕代 feng1 hua2 jue2 dai4
magnificent style unmatched in his generation (idiom); peerless talent

封建时代 封建時代 feng1 jian4 shi2 dai4
feudal times

富不过三代 富不過三代 fu4 bu4 guo4 san1 dai4
wealth never survives three generations (idiom)

富二代 富二代 fu4 er4 dai4
children of entrepreneurs who became wealthy under Deng Xiaoping's economic reforms in the 1980s; see also 窮二代|穷二代

复兴时代 復興時代 fu4 xing1 shi2 dai4
the Renaissance

改朝换代 改朝換代 gai3 chao2 huan4 dai4
transition period between dynasties; an interregnum

高等代数 高等代數 gao1 deng3 dai4 shu4
higher algebra

高维代数簇 高維代數簇 gao1 wei2 dai4 shu4 cu4
(math.) higher dimensional algebraic variety

更代 更代 geng1 dai4
substitution; replacing former general; change of leader

更新换代 更新換代 geng1 xin1 huan4 dai4
reform and renewal; generational change

工业现代化 工業現代化 gong1 ye4 xian4 dai4 hua4
modernization of industry, one of Deng Xiaoping's Four Modernizations

古代 古代 gu3 dai4
ancient times; olden times

古代史 古代史 gu3 dai4 shi3
ancient history

股票代号 股票代號 gu3 piao4 dai4 hao4
ticker symbol (to identify share coupon)

古生代 古生代 gu3 sheng1 dai4
Paleozoic, geological era 545-250m years ago, covering Cambrian 寒武紀|寒武纪, Ordovician 奧陶紀|奥陶纪, Silurian 志留紀|志留纪, Devonian 泥盆紀|泥盆纪, Carboniferous 石炭紀|石炭纪, Permian 二疊紀|二叠纪

瓜代 瓜代 gua1 dai4
a changeover of personnel; a new shift; (lit.) replacement for soldier on leave for the melon-picking season

官二代 官二代 guan1 er4 dai4
children of officials; word created by analogy with 富二代

关系代名词 關係代名詞 guan1 xi5 dai4 ming2 ci2
relative pronoun

国防现代化 國防現代化 guo2 fang2 xian4 dai4 hua4
modernization of national defense, one of Deng Xiaoping's Four Modernizations

国际货运代理 國際貨運代理 guo2 ji4 huo4 yun4 dai4 li3
international transport agency

国家代码 國家代碼 guo2 jia1 dai4 ma3
country code

汉代 漢代 han4 dai4
the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

合成代谢 合成代謝 he2 cheng2 dai4 xie4
anabolism (biology); constructive metabolism (using energy to make proteins etc); assimilation

黑暗时代 黑暗時代 hei1 an4 shi2 dai4
Dark Ages

后代 後代 hou4 dai4
posterity; later periods; later ages; later generations

后现代主义 後現代主義 hou4 xian4 dai4 zhu3 yi4

划时代 劃時代 hua4 shi2 dai4

换代 換代 huan4 dai4
change of dynasties; to pass on to the next generation; new product (in advertising)

黄金时代 黃金時代 huang2 jin1 shi2 dai4
golden age

交代 交代 jiao1 dai4
to hand over; to explain; to make clear; to brief (sb); to account for; to justify oneself; to confess; (coll.) to finish

交换代数 交換代數 jiao1 huan4 dai4 shu4
(math.) commutative algebra

交换代数学 交換代數學 jiao1 huan4 dai4 shu4 xue2
(math.) commutative algebra

借代 借代 jie4 dai4

金代 金代 jin1 dai4
Jin Dynasty (1115-1234), founded by the Jurchen 女真 people of North China, a precursor of the Mongol Yuan Dynasty

晋代 晉代 jin4 dai4
Jin Dynasty (265-420)

近代 近代 jin4 dai4
the not-very-distant past; modern times, excluding recent decades; (in the context of Chinese history) the period from the Opium Wars until the May 4th Movement (mid-19th century to 1919); capitalist times (pre-1949)

近代史 近代史 jin4 dai4 shi3
modern history (for China, from the Opium Wars until the fall of the Qing Dynasty, i.e. mid-19th to early 20th century)

近现代史 近現代史 jin4 xian4 dai4 shi3
modern history and contemporary history

旧时代 舊時代 jiu4 shi2 dai4
former times; the olden days

旧石器时代 舊石器時代 jiu4 shi2 qi4 shi2 dai4
Paleolithic Era

旧五代史 舊五代史 jiu4 wu3 dai4 shi3
History of the Five Dynasties (between Tang and Song), eighteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Xue Juzheng 薛居正 in 974 during Northern Song 北宋, 150 scrolls

绝代 絕代 jue2 dai4
peerless; unmatched in his generation; incomparable (talent, beauty)

绝代佳人 絕代佳人 jue2 dai4 jia1 ren2
beauty unmatched in her generation (idiom); woman of peerless elegance; prettiest girl ever

开放源代码 開放源代碼 kai1 fang4 yuan2 dai4 ma3
see 開放源碼|开放源码

科学技术现代化 科學技術現代化 ke1 xue2 ji4 shu4 xian4 dai4 hua4
modernization of science and technology, one of Deng Xiaoping's Four Modernizations

克朗代克 克朗代克 ke4 lang3 dai4 ke4
Klondike in northwest Canada

旷代 曠代 kuang4 dai4
unrivalled; without peer in this generation

酪氨酸代谢病 酪氨酸代謝病 lao4 an1 suan1 dai4 xie4 bing4

李代数 李代數 li3 dai4 shu4
Lie algebra (math.)

李代桃僵 李代桃僵 li3 dai4 tao2 jiang1
lit. the plum tree withers in place of the peach tree; to substitute one thing for another; to carry the can for sb

历代 歷代 li4 dai4
successive generations; successive dynasties; past dynasties

历代志上 歷代志上 li4 dai4 zhi4 shang4
First book of Chronicles

历代志下 歷代志下 li4 dai4 zhi4 xia4
Second book of Chronicles

硫代硫酸钠 硫代硫酸鈉 liu2 dai4 liu2 suan1 na4
sodium hyposulfide; sodium thiosulfate

刘宋时代 劉宋時代 liu2 song4 shi2 dai4
Song of the Southern dynasties (420-479), with capital at Nanjing

六朝时代 六朝時代 liu4 chao2 shi2 dai4
the Six Dynasties period (222-589) between Han and Tang

六十年代 六十年代 liu4 shi2 nian2 dai4
the sixties; the 1960s

卤代烃 鹵代烴 lu3 dai4 ting1
haloalkane (obtained from hydrocarbon by substituting halogen for hydrogen, e.g. chlorobenzene or the CFCs)

马尔代夫 馬爾代夫 ma3 er3 dai4 fu1
the Maldives

蒙代尔 蒙代爾 meng2 dai4 er3
Walter Mondale (1928-), US democratic politician, US vice-president 1977-1981 and ambassador to Japan 1993-1996

明代 明代 ming2 dai4
the Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

末代 末代 mo4 dai4
final generation

末代皇帝 末代皇帝 mo4 dai4 huang2 di4
the Last Emperor, biopic of Pu Yi 溥儀|溥仪 by Bernardo Bertolucci

母乳代 母乳代 mu3 ru3 dai4
substitute for mother's milk; milk powder

奈良时代 奈良時代 nai4 liang2 shi2 dai4
Nara period (710-794) in early Japanese history

能量代谢 能量代謝 neng2 liang4 dai4 xie4
energy metabolism

年代 年代 nian2 dai4
a decade of a century (e.g. the Sixties); age; era; period

年代初 年代初 nian2 dai4 chu1
beginning of an age; beginning of a decade

年代学 年代學 nian2 dai4 xue2
chronology (the science of determining the dates of past events)

农业现代化 農業現代化 nong2 ye4 xian4 dai4 hua4
modernization of agriculture, one of Deng Xiaoping's Four Modernizations

平安时代 平安時代 ping2 an1 shi2 dai4
Heian period (794-1185), period of Japanese history

七十年代 七十年代 qi1 shi2 nian2 dai4
the seventies; the 1970s

千秋万代 千秋萬代 qian1 qiu1 wan4 dai4
throughout the ages

千禧一代 千禧一代 qian1 xi3 yi1 dai4
Generation Y; Millennial Generation

亲代 親代 qin1 dai4
parent's generation; previous generation

秦代 秦代 qin2 dai4
Qin dynasty (221-207 BC), founded by the first emperor Qin Shihuang 秦始皇, the first dynasty to rule the whole of China

清代 清代 qing1 dai4
the Ch'ing or Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

清代通史 清代通史 qing1 dai4 tong1 shi3
General history of the Qing dynasty, compiled under Xiao Yishan 蕭一山

青铜器时代 青銅器時代 qing1 tong2 qi4 shi2 dai4
the Bronze Age; also written 青銅時代|青铜时代

穷二代 窮二代 qiong2 er4 dai4
those who did not benefit from the Chinese economic reforms of the 1980s; see also 富二代

取代 取代 qu3 dai4
to replace; to supersede; to supplant; (chemistry) substitution

取而代之 取而代之 qu3 er2 dai4 zhi1
to substitute for sb; to remove and replace

全国代表大会 全國代表大會 quan2 guo2 dai4 biao3 da4 hui4
national general congress; Communist party national congress, in recent times every five years

全国人民代表大会 全國人民代表大會 quan2 guo2 ren2 min2 dai4 biao3 da4 hui4
(Chinese) National People's Congress; abbr. to 人大

全国人民代表大会常务委员会 全國人民代表大會常務委員會 quan2 guo2 ren2 min2 dai4 biao3 da4 hui4 chang2 wu4 wei3 yuan2 hui4
Standing Committee of the National People's Congress

全权代表 全權代表 quan2 quan2 dai4 biao3
a plenipotentiary (representative)

人称代词 人稱代詞 ren2 cheng1 dai4 ci2
personal pronoun

人民代表 人民代表 ren2 min2 dai4 biao3
deputy to People's Congress

日据时代 日據時代 ri4 ju4 shi2 dai4
the era of Japanese occupation

容华绝代 容華絕代 rong2 hua2 jue2 dai4
to be blessed with rare and radiant beauty (idiom)

三代 三代 san1 dai4
three generations of a family; the three earliest dynasties (Xia, Shang and Zhou)

三代同堂 三代同堂 san1 dai4 tong2 tang2
three generations under one roof

三个代表 三個代表 san1 ge4 dai4 biao3
the Three Represents enunciated by Jiang Zemin 江澤民|江泽民 as the duty of the Chinese Communist party in 2001, namely: to represent productivity of an advanced society, forward progress of advanced culture and the fundamental interests of the people

商代 商代 shang1 dai4
the prehistoric Shang dynasty (c. 16th-11th century BC)

上代 上代 shang4 dai4
previous generation

圣代 聖代 sheng4 dai4
sundae (ice cream dessert with toppings) (loanword)

时代 時代 shi2 dai4
Time, US weekly news magazine

时代 時代 shi2 dai4
age; era; epoch; period (in one's life)

时代不同,风尚不同 時代不同,風尚不同 shi2 dai4 bu4 tong2 - feng1 shang4 bu4 tong2
customs change with time (idiom); other times, other manners; O Tempora, O Mores!

时代广场 時代廣場 shi2 dai4 guang3 chang3
Times Square

时代华纳 時代華納 shi2 dai4 hua2 na4
Time Warner Inc., US media company

石器时代 石器時代 shi2 qi4 shi2 dai4
Stone Age

世代 世代 shi4 dai4
for many generations; generation; era; age

世代交替 世代交替 shi4 dai4 jiao1 ti4
alternation of generations

世代相传 世代相傳 shi4 dai4 xiang1 chuan2
passed on from generation to generation (idiom); to hand down

世界维吾尔代表大会 世界維吾爾代表大會 shi4 jie4 wei2 wu2 er3 dai4 biao3 da4 hui4
World Uighur Congress

示例代码 示例代碼 shi4 li4 dai4 ma3
sample code (computing)

世世代代 世世代代 shi4 shi4 dai4 dai4
for many generations

首席代表 首席代表 shou3 xi2 dai4 biao3
chief representative

四个现代化 四個現代化 si4 ge5 xian4 dai4 hua4
Deng Xiaoping's four modernizations practiced from the 1980s (possibly planned together with Zhou Enlai), namely: modernization of industry, agriculture, national defense and science and technology; abbr. to 四化

宋代 宋代 song4 dai4
Song dynasty (960-1279)

隋代 隋代 sui2 dai4
Sui dynasty (581-617)

太古代 太古代 tai4 gu3 dai4
Archaeozoic (geological era before 2500m years ago)

唐代 唐代 tang2 dai4
Tang dynasty (618-907)

唐代宗 唐代宗 tang2 dai4 zong1
Emperor Taizong of Tang (727-779), reign name of ninth Tang emperor Li Yu 李豫, reigned 762-779

替代 替代 ti4 dai4
to substitute for; to replace; to supersede

替代品 替代品 ti4 dai4 pin3
substitute; alternative

替代燃料 替代燃料 ti4 dai4 ran2 liao4
alternative fuel

同时代 同時代 tong2 shi2 dai4

托马斯·哈代 托馬斯·哈代 tuo1 ma3 si1 - ha1 dai4
Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), English author

万代 萬代 wan4 dai4
Bandai toy company

万代兰 萬代蘭 wan4 dai4 lan2
Vanda genus of orchids

万代千秋 萬代千秋 wan4 dai4 qian1 qiu1
after innumerable ages

伪代码 偽代碼 wei3 dai4 ma3

无法替代 無法替代 wu2 fa3 ti4 dai4

五代 五代 wu3 dai4
Five Dynasties, period of history between the fall of the Tang dynasty (907) and the founding of the Song dynasty (960), when five would-be dynasties were established in quick succession in North China

五代十国 五代十國 wu3 dai4 shi2 guo2
Five Dynasties (907-960) and Ten Kingdoms (902-979), period of political turmoil in ancient China

五代史 五代史 wu3 dai4 shi3
History of the Five Dynasties, eighteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Xue Juzheng 薛居正 in 974 during Northern Song 北宋, 150 scrolls

五七一代 五七一代 wu3 qi1 yi1 dai4
generation of 1957; refers to Mao's anti-rightist purge of 1957

物主代词 物主代詞 wu4 zhu3 dai4 ci2
possessive pronoun

夏代 夏代 xia4 dai4
Xia or Hsia dynasty c. 2000 BC

下一代 下一代 xia4 yi1 dai4
the next generation

显生代 顯生代 xian3 sheng1 dai4
Phanerozoic, geological eon lasting since the Cambrian 寒武紀|寒武纪, c. 540m year ago

现代 現代 xian4 dai4
Hyundai, South Korean company

现代 現代 xian4 dai4
modern times; modern age; modern era

现代化 現代化 xian4 dai4 hua4

现代集团 現代集團 xian4 dai4 ji2 tuan2
Hyundai, the Korean corporation

现代派 現代派 xian4 dai4 pai4
modernist faction; modernists

现代人 現代人 xian4 dai4 ren2
modern man; Homo sapiens

现代史 現代史 xian4 dai4 shi3
modern history

现代舞 現代舞 xian4 dai4 wu3
modern dance

现代五项 現代五項 xian4 dai4 wu3 xiang4
modern pentathlon

现代新儒家 現代新儒家 xian4 dai4 xin1 ru2 jia1
Modern New Confucianism; see also 新儒家

现代形式 現代形式 xian4 dai4 xing2 shi4
the modern form

现代性 現代性 xian4 dai4 xing4

现代音乐 現代音樂 xian4 dai4 yin1 yue4
modern music; contemporary music

线性代数 線性代數 xian4 xing4 dai4 shu4
linear algebra

向量代数 向量代數 xiang4 liang4 dai4 shu4
vector algebra

新陈代谢 新陳代謝 xin1 chen2 dai4 xie4
metabolism (biology); the new replaces the old (idiom)

新生代 新生代 xin1 sheng1 dai4
Cenozoic (geological era covering the last 65m years)

新时代 新時代 xin1 shi2 dai4
new age

新石器时代 新石器時代 xin1 shi2 qi4 shi2 dai4
Neolithic Era

新五代史 新五代史 xin1 wu3 dai4 shi3
Later History of the Five Dynasties (between Tang and Song), nineteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Ouyang Xiu 歐陽修|欧阳修 in 1053 during Northern Song Dynasty, 74 scrolls

新一代 新一代 xin1 yi1 dai4
new generation

信息时代 信息時代 xin4 xi1 shi2 dai4
information age

星二代 星二代 xing1 er4 dai4
children of celebrities

一代 一代 yi1 dai4

一代不如一代 一代不如一代 yi1 dai4 bu4 ru2 yi1 dai4
to be getting worse with each generation

疑问代词 疑問代詞 yi2 wen4 dai4 ci2
interrogative pronoun (誰|谁, 什麼|什么, 哪兒|哪儿 etc)

以工代赈 以工代賑 yi3 gong1 dai4 zhen4
to provide work to relieve poverty

以言代法 以言代法 yi3 yan2 dai4 fa3
to substitute one's words for the law (idiom); high-handedly putting one's orders above the law

以言代法,以权压法 以言代法,以權壓法 yi3 yan2 dai4 fa3 - yi3 quan2 ya1 fa3
to substitute one's words for the law and abuse power to crush it (idiom); completely lawless behavior; Might makes right.

英代尔 英代爾 ying1 dai4 er3

元代 元代 yuan2 dai4
the Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368)

源代码 源代碼 yuan2 dai4 ma3
source code (computing)

元古代 元古代 yuan2 gu3 dai4
Proterozoic (geological era 2500-540m years ago)

约翰·厄普代克 約翰·厄普代克 yue1 han4 - e4 pu3 dai4 ke4
John Updike, US novelist (1932-2009), Pulitzer Prize winner

越俎代庖 越俎代庖 yue4 zu3 dai4 pao2
lit. to go beyond the sacrificial altar and take over the kitchen (idiom); fig. to exceed one's place and meddle in other people's affairs; to take matters into one's own hands

在位时代 在位時代 zai4 wei4 shi2 dai4
reign (of a king, emperor etc)

战国时代 戰國時代 zhan4 guo2 shi2 dai4
the Warring States period (475-221 BC); Japanese Warring States period (15th-17th century)

证券代销 證券代銷 zheng4 quan4 dai4 xiao1
proxy sale of securities

指代 指代 zhi3 dai4
to refer to; to be used in place of

指示代词 指示代詞 zhi3 shi4 dai4 ci2
demonstrative pronoun

中生代 中生代 zhong1 sheng1 dai4
Mesozoic (geological era 250-65m years ago, covering Triassic 三疊紀|三叠纪, Jurassic 侏羅紀|侏罗纪 and Cretaceous 白堊紀|白垩纪)

中石器时代 中石器時代 zhong1 shi2 qi4 shi2 dai4
Mesolithic Era

周代 周代 zhou1 dai4
Zhou dynasty (1046-221 BC)

追寻现代中国 追尋現代中國 zhui1 xun2 xian4 dai4 zhong1 guo2
In search of Modern China by Jonathan D Spence 史景遷|史景迁

子代 子代 zi3 dai4
offspring; child's generation