to weigh in a balance or on a scale

to make an appointment; to invite; approximately; pact; treaty; to economize; to restrict; to reduce (a fraction); concise

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阿罗约 阿羅約 a1 luo2 yue1
surname Arroyo

瑷珲条约 璦琿條約 ai4 hun2 tiao2 yue1
Treaty of Aigun, 1858 unequal treaty forced on Qing China by Tsarist Russia

棒约翰 棒約翰 bang4 yue1 han4
Papa John's (pizza chain)

北大西洋公约组织 北大西洋公約組織 bei3 da4 xi1 yang2 gong1 yue1 zu3 zhi1
North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO

北约 北約 bei3 yue1
NATO; abbr. for 北大西洋公約組織|北大西洋公约组织, North Atlantic Treaty Organization

背约 背約 bei4 yue1
to break an agreement; to go back on one's word; to fail to keep one's promise

濒危野生动植物种国际贸易公约 瀕危野生動植物種國際貿易公約 bin1 wei1 ye3 sheng1 dong4 zhi2 wu4 zhong3 guo2 ji4 mao4 yi4 gong1 yue1
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora; CITES

博文约礼 博文約禮 bo2 wen2 yue1 li3
vigorously pursuing knowledge, while scrupulously abiding by the rules of decorum (idiom)

不可通约 不可通約 bu4 ke3 tong1 yue1
having no common measure; incommensurable; incommensurate

不扩散核武器条约 不擴散核武器條約 bu4 kuo4 san4 he2 wu3 qi4 tiao2 yue1
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

不平等条约 不平等條約 bu4 ping2 deng3 tiao2 yue1
unequal treaty

不约而同 不約而同 bu4 yue1 er2 tong2
to agree by chance (idiom); taking the same action without prior consultation

除另有约定 除另有約定 chu2 ling4 you3 yue1 ding4
unless otherwise agreed

绰约 綽約 chuo4 yue1
graceful; charming

词约指明 詞約指明 ci2 yue1 zhi3 ming2
concise but unambiguous (idiom)

大卫营和约 大衛營和約 da4 wei4 ying2 he2 yue1
the Camp David agreement of 1978 brokered by President Jimmy Carter between Israel and Egypt

大约 大約 da4 yue1
approximately; probably

缔约 締約 di4 yue1
to conclude a treaty

缔约方 締約方 di4 yue1 fang1
party in a contract, treaty etc

缔约国 締約國 di4 yue1 guo2
signatory states; countries that are party to a treaty

定约 定約 ding4 yue1
to conclude a treaty; to make an agreement; contract (at bridge)

儿童权利公约 兒童權利公約 er2 tong2 quan2 li4 gong1 yue1
Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

法律约束力 法律約束力 fa3 lv4 yue1 shu4 li4
legal force (i.e. binding in law)

反酷刑折磨公约 反酷刑折磨公約 fan3 ku4 xing2 zhe2 mo2 gong1 yue1
UN convention against torture and cruel treatment (ratified by PRC in 1988)

风姿绰约 風姿綽約 feng1 zi1 chuo4 yue1
graceful; charming; feminine

赴约 赴約 fu4 yue1
to keep an appointment

改订伊犁条约 改訂伊犁條約 gai3 ding4 yi1 li2 tiao2 yue1
Treaty of Saint Petersburg of 1881 in which Russia agreed to hand back Yili province to Qing China in exchange for compensation payment and unequal treaty rights

公民权利和政治权利国际公约 公民權利和政治權利國際公約 gong1 min2 quan2 li4 he2 zheng4 zhi4 quan2 li4 guo2 ji4 gong1 yue1
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)

公约 公約 gong1 yue1
convention (i.e. international agreement)

公约数 公約數 gong1 yue1 shu4
common factor; common divisor

规约 規約 gui1 yue1
terms (of an agreement)

和平条约 和平條約 he2 ping2 tiao2 yue1
peace treaty

合约 合約 he2 yue1
treaty; contract

和约 和約 he2 yue1
peace treaty

毁约 毀約 hui3 yue1
to break a promise; breach of contract

婚约 婚約 hun1 yue1
engagement; wedding contract

集体安全条约组织 集體安全條約組織 ji2 ti3 an1 quan2 tiao2 yue1 zu3 zhi1
Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO)

集约 集約 ji2 yue1

简约 簡約 jian3 yue1
sketchy; concise; abbreviated

俭约 儉約 jian3 yue1
sparing; economical

践约 踐約 jian4 yue1
to keep a promise; to honor an agreement

教义和圣约 教義和聖約 jiao4 yi4 he2 sheng4 yue1
Doctrine and Covenants

节约 節約 jie2 yue1
to economize; to conserve (resources); economy; frugal

解约 解約 jie3 yue1
to terminate an agreement; to cancel a contract

禁止核武器试验条约 禁止核武器試驗條約 jin4 zhi3 he2 wu3 qi4 shi4 yan4 tiao2 yue1
nuclear test ban treaty

经济社会及文化权利国际公约 經濟社會及文化權利國際公約 jing1 ji4 she4 hui4 ji2 wen2 hua4 quan2 li4 guo2 ji4 gong1 yue1
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)

旧约 舊約 jiu4 yue1
Old Testament

旧约 舊約 jiu4 yue1
former agreement; former contract

旧约全书 舊約全書 jiu4 yue1 quan2 shu1
Old Testament

可通约 可通約 ke3 tong1 yue1
commensurable; having a common measure

括约肌 括約肌 kuo4 yue1 ji1

拉萨条约 拉薩條約 la1 sa4 tiao2 yue1
Treaty of Lhasa (1904) between British empire and Tibet

里瓦几亚条约 里瓦幾亞條約 li3 wa3 ji1 ya4 tiao2 yue1
Treaty of Livadia (1879) between Russia and China, relating to territory in Chinese Turkistan, renegotiated in 1881 (Treaty of St. Petersburg)

里约 里約 li3 yue1
Rio; abbr. for 里約熱內盧|里约热内卢

里约 里約 li3 yue1
agreement between the residents of a 里, an administrative district under a city or town (Taiwan)

里约热内卢 里約熱內盧 li3 yue1 re4 nei4 lu2
Rio de Janeiro

李约瑟 李約瑟 li3 yue1 se4
Joseph Needham (1900-1995), British biochemist and author of Science and Civilization in China

厉行节约 厲行節約 li4 xing2 jie2 yue1
to practice strict economy (idiom)

立约 立約 li4 yue1
to make a contract

联合国海洋法公约 聯合國海洋法公約 lian2 he2 guo2 hai3 yang2 fa3 gong1 yue1
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

联合国气候变化框架公约 聯合國氣候變化框架公約 lian2 he2 guo2 qi4 hou4 bian4 hua4 kuang4 jia4 gong1 yue1
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

旅大租地条约 旅大租地條約 lv3 da4 zu1 di4 tiao2 yue1
unequal treaty of 1898 whereby the Qing dynasty ceded the lease of Lüshun (Port Arthur) to Russia

履约 履約 lv3 yue1
to keep a promise; to honor an agreement

履约保证金 履約保證金 lv3 yue1 bao3 zheng4 jin1
performance bond (international trade)

马关条约 馬關條約 ma3 guan1 tiao2 yue1
Treaty of Shimonoseki (1895), concluding the First Sino-Japanese War 甲午戰爭|甲午战争

马约卡 馬約卡 ma3 yao1 ka3
Majorca (island of Spain)

马约特 馬約特 ma3 yue1 te4
Mayotte, island between NW Madagascar and Mozambique

盟约 盟約 meng2 yue1
contract of alliance; oath or treaty between allies

密约 密約 mi4 yue1
secret appointment

南京条约 南京條約 nan2 jing1 tiao2 yue1
Treaty of Nanjing (1842) that concluded the First Opium War between Qing China and Britain

尼布楚条约 尼布楚條約 ni2 bu4 chu3 tiao2 yue1
Treaty of Nerchinsk (1698) between Qing China and Russia

纽约 紐約 niu3 yue1
New York

纽约大学 紐約大學 niu3 yue1 da4 xue2
New York University

纽约帝国大厦 紐約帝國大廈 niu3 yue1 di4 guo2 da4 sha4
Empire State Building

纽约客 紐約客 niu3 yue1 ke4
The New Yorker, US magazine; resident of New York

纽约人 紐約人 niu3 yue1 ren2
New Yorker

纽约时报 紐約時報 niu3 yue1 shi2 bao4
New York Times (newspaper)

纽约市 紐約市 niu3 yue1 shi4
New York City

纽约邮报 紐約郵報 niu3 yue1 you2 bao4
New York Post (newspaper)

纽约证券交易所 紐約證券交易所 niu3 yue1 zheng4 quan4 jiao1 yi4 suo3
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

纽约州 紐約州 niu3 yue1 zhou1
New York state

破约 破約 po4 yue1
to break a promise

期货合约 期貨合約 qi1 huo4 he2 yue1
futures contract (finance)

契约 契約 qi4 yue1
agreement; contract

弃约背盟 棄約背盟 qi4 yue1 bei4 meng2
to abrogate an agreement; to break one's oath (idiom)

契约精神 契約精神 qi4 yue1 jing1 shen2
culture of honoring contractual obligations

契约桥牌 契約橋牌 qi4 yue1 qiao2 pai2
contract bridge (card game)

签约 簽約 qian1 yue1
to sign a contract or agreement

签约奖金 簽約獎金 qian1 yue1 jiang3 jin1
signing bonus; sign-on bonus

勤俭节约 勤儉節約 qin2 jian3 jie2 yue1
diligent and thrifty (idiom)

全面禁止核试验条约 全面禁止核試驗條約 quan2 mian4 jin4 zhi3 he2 shi4 yan4 tiao2 yue1
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

日光节约时 日光節約時 ri4 guang1 jie2 yue1 shi2
daylight saving time

如约而至 如約而至 ru2 yue1 er2 zhi4
to arrive as planned; right on schedule

塞缪尔·约翰逊 塞繆爾·約翰遜 sai1 miu4 er3 - yue1 han4 xun4
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) or Dr Johnson, English writer and lexicographer

桑帕约 桑帕約 sang1 pa4 yue1
Sampaio (name); Jorge Sampaio (1939-), Portuguese lawyer and politician, President of Portugal 1996-2006; Sampaio, town in Brazil

商约 商約 shang1 yue1
trade treaty

沈约 沈約 shen3 yue1
Shen Yue (441-513), writer and historian during Liang of Southern dynasties 南朝梁, compiler of History of Song of the Southern dynasties 宋書|宋书

圣约 聖約 sheng4 yue1

圣约翰 聖約翰 sheng4 yue1 han4
Saint John

圣约翰斯 聖約翰斯 sheng4 yue1 han4 si1
St John's, capital of Labrador and Newfoundland province, Canada

圣约瑟夫 聖約瑟夫 sheng4 yue1 se4 fu1
Saint Joseph

施洗约翰 施洗約翰 shi1 xi3 yue1 han4
John the Baptist

施洗者约翰 施洗者約翰 shi1 xi3 zhe3 yue1 han4
John the Baptist

失约 失約 shi1 yue1
to miss an appointment

誓约 誓約 shi4 yue1
oath; vow; pledge; promise

收购要约 收購要約 shou1 gou4 yao1 yue1
takeover bid

守约 守約 shou3 yue1
to keep an appointment; to keep one's word

受约束 受約束 shou4 yue1 shu4
restricted; constrained

书约 書約 shu1 yue1
book contract

爽约 爽約 shuang3 yue1
to miss an appointment

斯密约瑟 斯密約瑟 si1 mi4 yue1 se4
Joseph Smith, Jr. (1805-1844), founder of the Latter Day Saint movement

缩约 縮約 suo1 yue1
contraction (in grammar); abbreviation

特约 特約 te4 yue1
specially engaged; employed or commissioned for a special task

特约记者 特約記者 te4 yue1 ji4 zhe3
special correspondent; stringer

天津条约 天津條約 tian1 jin1 tiao2 yue1
Treaty of Tianjin of 1858, a sequence of unequal treaties 不平等條約|不平等条约 between Russia, USA, England, France and Qing China

条约 條約 tiao2 yue1
treaty; pact

通约 通約 tong1 yue1
common measure

婉约 婉約 wan3 yue1
graceful and subdued (style)

违信背约 違信背約 wei2 xin4 bei4 yue1
in violation of contract and good faith

违约 違約 wei2 yue1
to break a promise; to violate an agreement; to default (on a loan or contract)

违约金 違約金 wei2 yue1 jin1
penalty (fee)

文约 文約 wen2 yue1
contract; written agreement

相约 相約 xiang1 yue1
to agree (on a meeting place, date etc); to reach agreement; to make an appointment

消除对妇女一切形式歧视公约 消除對婦女一切形式歧視公約 xiao1 chu2 dui4 fu4 nv3 yi1 qie4 xing2 shi4 qi2 shi4 gong1 yue1
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

协约 協約 xie2 yue1
entente; pact; agreement; negotiated settlement

协约国 協約國 xie2 yue1 guo2
Allies; entente (i.e. Western powers allied to China in WW1)

辛丑条约 辛丑條約 xin1 chou3 tiao2 yue1
Boxer Protocol of 1901 signed in Beijing, ending the Eight-power Allied Force intervention after the Boxer uprising

新约 新約 xin1 yue1
New Testament

新约全书 新約全書 xin1 yue1 quan2 shu1
New Testament

信贷违约掉期 信貸違約掉期 xin4 dai4 wei2 yue1 diao4 qi1
credit default swap (finance)

续约 續約 xu4 yue1
to renew or extend a contract

约塔 約塔 yao1 ta3
iota (Greek letter Ιι)

约维克 約維克 yao1 wei2 ke4
Gjøvik (city in Oppland, Norway)

邀约 邀約 yao1 yue1
to invite; to make an appointment

要约 要約 yao1 yue4
to restrict; to agree to a contract; offer; bid

隐隐约约 隱隱約約 yin3 yin3 yue1 yue1
faint; distant; barely audible

隐约 隱約 yin3 yue1
vague; faint; indistinct

隐约其辞 隱約其辭 yin3 yue1 qi2 ci2
equivocal speech; to use vague or ambiguous language

有约在先 有約在先 you3 yue1 zai4 xian1
to have a prior engagement

语言誓约 語言誓約 yu3 yan2 shi4 yue1
language pledge (to speak only the target language in a language school)

预约 預約 yu4 yue1
booking; reservation; to book; to make an appointment

远期合约 遠期合約 yuan3 qi1 he2 yue1
forward contract (finance)

约伯 約伯 yue1 bo2
Job (name); Book of Job in the Old Testament

约伯记 約伯記 yue1 bo2 ji4
Book of Job (in the Old Testament)

约出 約出 yue1 chu1
to ask sb out (on a date etc)

约旦 約旦 yue1 dan4

约但 約但 yue1 dan4
variant of 約旦|约旦, Jordan

约旦河 約旦河 yue1 dan4 he2
Jordan River

约但河 約但河 yue1 dan4 he2
variant of 約旦河|约旦河

约当现金 約當現金 yue1 dang1 xian4 jin1
cash equivalent (accountancy)

约等于 約等於 yue1 deng3 yu2
approximately equal to

约定 約定 yue1 ding4
to agree on sth (after discussion); to conclude a bargain; to arrange; to promise; to stipulate; to make an appointment; stipulated (time, amount, quality etc); an arrangement; a deal; appointment; undertaking; commitment; understanding; engagement; stipu

约定俗成 約定俗成 yue1 ding4 su2 cheng2
established by popular usage (idiom); common usage agreement; customary convention

约定资讯速率 約定資訊速率 yue1 ding4 zi1 xun4 su4 lv4
committed information rate (Frame Relay); CIR

约珥书 約珥書 yue1 er3 shu1
Book of Joel

约法 約法 yue1 fa3
temporary law; provisional constitution

约法三章 約法三章 yue1 fa3 san1 zhang1
to agree on three laws (idiom); three-point covenant; (fig.) preliminary agreement; basic rules

约分 約分 yue1 fen1
reduced fraction (e.g. one half for three sixths); to reduce a fraction by canceling common factors in the numerator and denominator

约根 約根 yue1 gen1
Jurgen (name)

约柜 約櫃 yue1 gui4
Ark of the Covenant

约翰 約翰 yue1 han4
John (name); Johan (name); Johann (name)

约翰·本仁 約翰·本仁 yue1 han4 - ben3 ren2
John Bunyan (1628-1688), English puritan writer, author of Pilgrim's Progress 天路歷程|天路历程

约翰·厄普代克 約翰·厄普代克 yue1 han4 - e4 pu3 dai4 ke4
John Updike, US novelist (1932-2009), Pulitzer Prize winner

约翰·霍金斯 約翰·霍金斯 yue1 han4 - huo4 jin1 si1
John Hawkins (1532-1595), British seaman involved in sea war with Spain; Johns Hopkins (1795-1873), American entrepreneur, abolitionist and philanthropist

约翰·霍金斯大学 約翰·霍金斯大學 yue1 han4 - huo4 jin1 si1 da4 xue2
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

约翰·拉贝 約翰·拉貝 yue1 han4 - la1 bei4
John Rabe (1882-1950), German who helped protect Chinese during the Nanking massacre period

约翰保罗 約翰保羅 yue1 han4 bao3 luo2
John Paul (name); Pope John Paul II, Karol Józef Wojtyła (1920-2005), Pope 1978-2005

约翰参书 約翰參書 yue1 han4 can1 shu1
Third epistle of St John; also written 約翰三書|约翰三书

约翰贰书 約翰貳書 yue1 han4 er4 shu1
Second epistle of St John; also written 約翰二書|约翰二书

约翰二书 約翰二書 yue1 han4 er4 shu1
Second epistle of St John

约翰福音 約翰福音 yue1 han4 fu2 yin1
Gospel according to St John

约翰内斯堡 約翰內斯堡 yue1 han4 nei4 si1 bao3
Johannesburg, South Africa

约翰三书 約翰三書 yue1 han4 san1 shu1
Third epistle of St John

约翰斯顿 約翰斯頓 yue1 han4 si1 dun4
Johnston, Johnson, Johnstone etc, name

约翰逊 約翰遜 yue1 han4 xun4
Johnson or Johnston (name)

约翰一书 約翰一書 yue1 han4 yi1 shu1
First epistle of St John

约翰壹书 約翰壹書 yue1 han4 yi1 shu1
First epistle of St John; also written 約翰一書|约翰一书

约合 約合 yue1 he2
approximately; about (some numerical value)

约会 約會 yue1 hui4
appointment; engagement; date; to arrange to meet

约会对象 約會對象 yue1 hui4 dui4 xiang4
partner for dating; a date (boyfriend or girlfriend)

约集 約集 yue1 ji2
to assemble by agreement; to gather

约计 約計 yue1 ji4
approximate estimate; a rough count

约见 約見 yue1 jian4
to arrange an interview; an appointment (with the foreign ambassador)

约克 約克 yue1 ke4

约克郡 約克郡 yue1 ke4 jun4
Yorkshire (English region)

约略 約略 yue1 lve4
approximate; rough

约略估计 約略估計 yue1 lve4 gu1 ji4
approximate estimate; to reckon roughly

约摸 約摸 yue1 mo5
about; around; approximately; also written 約莫|约莫

约莫 約莫 yue1 mo5
about; around; approximately

约拿书 約拿書 yue1 na2 shu1
Book of Jonah

约纳 約納 yue1 na4

约炮 約炮 yue1 pao4
(slang) to hook up for a one night stand; booty call

约契 約契 yue1 qi4
contract; oath of allegiance

约请 約請 yue1 qing3
to invite; to issue an invitation

约瑟 約瑟 yue1 se4
Joseph (name)

约瑟夫 約瑟夫 yue1 se4 fu1
Joseph (name)

约瑟夫·斯大林 約瑟夫·斯大林 yue1 se4 fu1 - si1 da4 lin2
Joseph Stalin (1879-1953), Soviet dictator

约沙法 約沙法 yue1 sha1 fa3
Jehoshaphat, fourth king of Judah (Judaism)

约书亚 約書亞 yue1 shu1 ya4
Joshua (name)

约书亚记 約書亞記 yue1 shu1 ya4 ji4
Book of Joshua

约数 約數 yue1 shu4
divisor (of a number); approximate number

约束 約束 yue1 shu4
to restrict; to limit to; to constrain; restriction; constraint

约束力 約束力 yue1 shu4 li4
(of a contract) binding (law)

约束条件 約束條件 yue1 shu4 tiao2 jian4
restrictive condition; constraint

约坦 約坦 yue1 tan3
Jotham (son of Uzziah)

约同 約同 yue1 tong2
to promise to accompany; an appointment (to go together with sb)

约西亚 約西亞 yue1 xi1 ya4
Josiah or Yoshiyahu (649-609 BC), a king of Judah (Judaism)

约言 約言 yue1 yan2
promise; one's word; pledge; abbreviation

约章 約章 yue1 zhang1

约制 約制 yue1 zhi4
to bind; to restrict; to constrain

照约定 照約定 zhao4 yue1 ding4
according to agreement; as arranged; as stipulated

制约 制約 zhi4 yue1
to restrict; condition

中俄北京条约 中俄北京條約 zhong1 e2 bei3 jing1 tiao2 yue1
the Treaty of Beijing of 1860 between Qing China and Tsarist Russia

中俄改订条约 中俄改訂條約 zhong1 e2 gai3 ding4 tiao2 yue1
Treaty of Saint Petersburg of 1881, whereby Russia handed back Yili province to Qing China in exchange for compensation payment and unequal treaty rights

中俄尼布楚条约 中俄尼布楚條約 zhong1 e2 ni2 bu4 chu3 tiao2 yue1
Treaty of Nerchinsk (1698) between Qing China and Russia

中俄伊犁条约 中俄伊犁條約 zhong1 e2 yi1 li2 tiao2 yue1
Treaty of Saint Petersburg of 1881, whereby Russia handed back Yili province to Qing China in exchange for compensation payment and unequal treaty rights

中法新约 中法新約 zhong1 fa3 xin1 yue1
treaty of Tianjin of 1885 ceding Vietnam to France

自奉俭约 自奉儉約 zi4 feng4 jian3 yue1
to live frugally (idiom)

租约 租約 zu1 yue1

最大公约数 最大公約數 zui4 da4 gong1 yue1 shu4
highest common factor HCF; greatest common divisor GCD