保留

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Chinese[edit]

 
to defend; to protect; to insure or guarantee
to defend; to protect; to insure or guarantee; to maintain; hold or keep; to guard
 
leave (message); to retain; to stay
leave (message); to retain; to stay; to remain; to keep; to preserve
simp. and trad.
(保留)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

保留

  1. to retain; to keep; to preserve; to hold back
    員工保留 / 员工保留  ―  yuángōng bǎoliú  ―  employee retention
  2. to reserve
    保留權利 / 保留权利  ―  bǎoliú quánlì  ―  to reserve a right
    保留意見 / 保留意见  ―  bǎoliú yìjiàn  ―  to reserve an opinion (i.e. to have reservations)
    師傅毫不保留講解飛快起來磨刀妙招 [MSC, trad.]
    师傅毫不保留讲解飞快起来磨刀妙招 [MSC, simp.]
    Mài ròu de shīfù háobù bǎoliú de jiǎngjiě ràng dāo fēikuài qǐlái de módāo miàozhāo. [Pinyin]
    The butcher explained without reservation how to sharpen a knife.
  3. to defer for future discussion
  4. to maintain an original state

Synonyms[edit]

  • (to retain): 留存 (liúcún)
  • (to maintain an original state): 保存 (bǎocún)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
りゅう
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()(りゅう) (horyū

  1. hold, suspension

Verb[edit]

()(りゅう)する (horyū surusuru (stem ()(りゅう) (horyū shi), past ()(りゅう)した (horyū shita))

  1. defer, suspend

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN