「約」

Entry #1
Pronunciation: joek3
Part of Speech: noun
Explanation:
  • short form of "contract" (measure word: 份)
    (Cant.) 簽約cim1 joek3
    (Eng.) to sign a contract
    (Cant.) ngo5ting1jat6bei2fan6joek3nei5tai2tai2
    (Eng.) I give you the contract tomorrow.

  • a group of villages, usu. a part of the name of a place; "yeuk", a kind of sub-districts in Hong Kong
    (Cant.) 鄉約hoeng1 joek3
    (Eng.) rural alliance
    (Cant.) cyun4waan1西sai1joek3
    (Eng.) Tsuen Wan West
    (Cant.) sei3waan4gau2joek3
    (Eng.) City of Victoria

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「約」

Entry #2
Pronunciation: joek3
Part of Speech: verb
Explanation:
to make appointment; to arrange
(Cant.) ngo5gam1jat6joek3zo2jan4sik6faan6
(Eng.) I am going to have dinner with someone today.
(Cant.) ngo5gam1jat6joek3zo2pang4jau5
(Eng.) I have something to do with my friends today.
(Cant.) nei5soeng2joek3gei2dim2zung1aa3
(Eng.) When do you want to meet up?
(Cant.) ngo5joek3zo2zou6facialfei1 sou4gaa3
(Eng.) I've booked a facial treatment appointment.
(Cant.) ngo5joek3zo2keoi5ng5dim2zung1hai2dou6dang2
(Eng.) I have made an appointment to wait for him here at five o'clock.
(Cant.) mou5joek3gaa3gam3ngaam1zong6dou2zaa3
(Eng.) We haven't arranged anything beforehand, we just ran into each other by coincidence.
See also: 羅列 佈 籌 整理
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「約」

Entry #3
Pronunciation: joek3
Part of Speech: adverb
Labels: Mandarin
Explanation:
approximately; about; around
(Chi.) joek3jat1baak3jan4
(Cant.) daai6joek3jat1baak3jan4
(Eng.) approximately one-hundred people
Synonym: Synonym: 大約 約莫
See also: 上下 約莫 左右 大致上 上近 大約 概 前後 前後左右 估計 約數
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