學而優則仕

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See also: 学而优则仕

Chinese[edit]

 
learn; study; science; -ology
 
and; as well as; but (not); yet (not); (shows causal relation); (shows change of state); (shows contrast)
excellent; superior
 
(expresses contrast with a previous sentence or clause); standard; norm; rule; to imitate; to follow; then; principle
an official
trad. (學而優則仕)
simp. (学而优则仕)

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Proverb[edit]

學而優則仕

  1. the student, having completed his studies, should enter into government service

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學而優則仕学而优则仕 is both a proverb and a chengyu.

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