中書省

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Chinese[edit]

the Secretariat Department in the Three Departments and Six Ministries in imperial China, or a position in the Secretariat Department
 
comprehend; introspect; visit; frugal; save; to omit; to leave out; to save (money); province
trad. (中書省) 中書
simp. (中书省) 中书

Etymology[edit]

From 中書 ("palace writers", "secretaries", an office of the Han administration) +

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中書省

  1. (historical) the Secretariat, one of the three principal departments of the central government of medieval China

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