畢業

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See also: 毕业

Chinese[edit]

 
the whole of; to finish; to complete; complete; full; finished
business; occupation; study
trad. (畢業)
simp. (毕业)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

畢業

  1. to graduate; to finish school
    去年中學畢業 [MSC, trad.]
    去年中学毕业 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ qùnián zhōngxué bìyè le. [Pinyin]
    I graduated from high school last year.

Usage notes[edit]

Unlike its English equivalent graduate, 畢業毕业 implies not only an event but a state. Note the following example sentence:

畢業 / 毕业  ―  bìyè liǎng nián le.  ―  I graduated two years ago.

Literally: "I have graduated for two years."

Noun[edit]

畢業

  1. graduation
    畢業以來 / 毕业以来  ―  bìyè yǐlái  ―  since graduation

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