百花齊放,百家爭鳴

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Mandarin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

  • Literally: Let one hundred flowers bloom, let one hundred schools of thought contend.

Phrase[edit]

百花齊放百家爭鳴 (traditional, Pinyin bǎi huā qí fàng, bǎi jiā zhēng míng, simplified 百花齐放,百家争鸣)

  1. This phrase was used by Mao Zedong in 1957 to launch the Hundred Flowers Campaign.