Chinese Traditional: 就任
Chinese Simplified: 就任
Pinyin: jiu4 ren4
Zhuyin: ㄐㄧㄡˋ ㄖㄣˋ
English Meaning: to assume a post, to take office

Example Sentences:

新外交部長將在明年初就任。
新外交部长将在明年初就任。
xin1 wai4 jiao1 bu4 zhang3 jiang1 zai4 ming2 nian2 chu1 jiu4 ren4.
The new foreign minister will be taking office early next year.
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Related Words:

 

jiù

1. then, just, right away 2. to approach, to move towards 3. to accomplish 4. to undertake, to engage in 5. as early as, already 6. in that case 7. as many as 8. even if 9. to suffer, subjected to 10. to go with (foods) 11. with regard to, concerning

Here: to undertake, to engage in

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rèn

1. to assign, to appoint 2. responsibility, task 3. to take up a post 4. (a measure word for terms of office) 5. to allow, to let be 6. no matter (how, what) 7. Ren (Chinese surname) 8. tenure, term of office, incumbency

Here: to take up a post

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