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China owns more of our bonds than do Americans. That's not a good position to be in.
George Allen

Meaning of "china" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CHINA

Chiny, from Persian chīnī.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CHINA

china  [ˈtʃaɪnə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHINA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
China is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHINA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

china

China

China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state located in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of over 1.35 billion. The PRC is a single-party state governed by the Communist Party, with its seat of government in the capital city of Beijing. It exercises jurisdiction over 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four direct-controlled municipalities, and two mostly self-governing special administrative regions. The PRC also claims Taiwan – which is controlled by the Republic of China, a separate political entity – as its 23rd province, a claim which is controversial due to the complex political status of Taiwan. Covering approximately 9.6 million square kilometers, China is the world's second-largest country by land area, and either the third or fourth-largest by total area, depending on the method of measurement. China's landscape is vast and diverse, ranging from forest steppes and the Gobi and Taklamakan deserts in the arid north to subtropical forests in the wetter south. The Himalaya, Karakoram, Pamir and Tian Shan mountain ranges separate China from South and Central Asia.

Definition of china in the English dictionary

The first definition of china in the dictionary is ceramic ware of a type originally from China. Other definition of china is any porcelain or similar ware. China is also cups, saucers, etc, collectively.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHINA


aligner
əˈlaɪnə
Carolina
ˌkærəˈlaɪnə
chinachina
ˌtʃaɪnəˈtʃaɪnə
designer
dɪˈzaɪnə
diner
ˈdaɪnə
eyeliner
ˈaɪˌlaɪnə
Freightliner
ˈfreɪtˌlaɪnə
Indochina
ˈɪndəʊˈtʃaɪnə
liner
ˈlaɪnə
mina
ˈmaɪnə
miner
ˈmaɪnə
minor
ˈmaɪnə
moonshiner
ˈmuːnˌʃaɪnə
Regina
rɪˈdʒaɪnə
salina
səˈlaɪnə
Shinar
ˈʃaɪnə
shiner
ˈʃaɪnə
signer
ˈsaɪnə
Steiner
ˈstaɪnə
vagina
vəˈdʒaɪnə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHINA

china bark
china cabinet
china clay
China ink
china root
China rose
China Sea
china stone
China tea
China tree
chinaberries
chinaberry
chinachina
Chinagraph
Chinagraph pencil
Chinaman
Chinamen
chinampa

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHINA

bone china
Cochin China
Communist China
deus ex machina
Dresden china
French Indochina
Great Wall of China
hinahina
ironstone china
kachina
matachina
Nationalist China
People´s Republic of China
Red China
Republic of China
Shechina
tahina
tibouchina
trichina
Worcester china

Synonyms and antonyms of china in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CHINA»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «china» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of china

Translation of «china» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHINA

Find out the translation of china to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of china from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «china» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

瓷器
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

porcelana
570 millions of speakers

English

china
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चीन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خَزَف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

фарфор
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

porcelana
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চীন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

porcelaine
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cina
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Porzellan
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

磁器
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

도자기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

China
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đồ sứ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சீனா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Çin
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

porcellana
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

porcelana
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

порцеляна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

porțelan
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πορσελάνη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

China
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

porslin
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

porselen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of china

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINA»

The term «china» is very widely used and occupies the 976 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «china» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «china» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about china

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10 QUOTES WITH «CHINA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word china.
1
Damon Albarn
China is one of those vast, continental conglomerates that... I mean, if they were to start a tourist trade in china, they'd just bus people in from another province, you know what I mean? They're very self-contained.
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George Allen
China owns more of our bonds than do Americans. That's not a good position to be in.
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Mukesh Ambani
China and India will, separately and together, unleash an explosion of demand.
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Marc Andreesen
China should be another United States from an economic standpoint. Beijing should be another Silicon Valley.
5
Giorgio Armani
China approaches fashion with strong enthusiasm. And I believe that this enthusiasm can be translated into something interesting, economically speaking. Not only for my brand, but also for other brands.
6
David Bonior
China has not lived up to any other trade agreements over the last decade... They don't have any compliance or enforcement.
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Mark Carwardine
China is responsible for a lot of the major conservation issues we're facing. It's the main market for rhino horn. Tigers are being killed for tiger bone wine. They're driving the tropical timber trade and illegal logging in Indonesia, and the trade in tropical reef fish.
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Jung Chang
China is more prosperous than before. The people have better lives but they are not happy and confident because the scars are still there.
9
Jan Chipchase
China is not a country, it's a continent. India is not a country, it's a continent.
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Jan Chipchase
China has a bigger middle class than the entire population of Europe.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHINA»

Discover the use of china in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to china and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
China Goes Global: The Partial Power
In a sweeping account of China's growing prominence on the international stage, the author admits that China has a broad influence throughout the world, but argues that the nation falls short of being a true world power.
David Shambaugh, 2013
2
How China Became Capitalist
How China Became Capitalist details the extraordinary, and often unanticipated, journey that China has taken over the past thirty five years in transforming itself from a closed agrarian socialist economy to an indomitable economic force in ...
Ronald Coase, Ning Wang, 2012
3
China
An up-to-date, concise examination of China--past and present--providing detailed information on a country whose substantial impact on the global economy and consumer culture continues to grow.
Robert André LaFleur, 2010
4
China: A Historical and Cultural Dictionary
Compiled by specialists from the University of Durham Department of East Asian Studies, this new reference work contains approximately 1500 entries covering Chinese civilisation from Peking Man to the present day.
Michael Dillon, 1998
5
China
During the course of the century, a series of military defeats created widespread awareness of the world of nation states.
Henrietta Harrison, 2001
6
China
"Developed by literacy experts for students in grade three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of China"--Provided by publisher.
Walter G. Simmons, 2011
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The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition ...
Dr Campbell illuminates the connection between nutrition and these often fatal diseases and reveals the natural human diet.
T. Colin Campbell, 2006
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China's Environmental Challenges
In this book, renowned China specialist Judith Shapiro sheds new light on China’s struggle to achieve sustainable development.
Judith Shapiro, 2012
9
The Arts of China
The revised and updated fourth edition of this important survey of Chinese art draws on architectural discoveries of the last two decades to enhance the discussion of prehistoric and ancient Chinese art.
Michael Sullivan, 1999
10
China: A New History, Second Enlarged Edition
John King Fairbank was the West's doyen on China, and this book is the full and final expression of his lifelong engagement with this vast ancient civilization.
John King Fairbank, Merle Goldman, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHINA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term china is used in the context of the following news items.
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China stocks tumble again after premier Li Keqiang fails to mention …
Hundreds of Chinese companies suspended dealings in their shares in a bid to arrest a frenzy of selling on China's main stock markets, which ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Obama, Vietnam leader discuss South China Sea in landmark meeting
WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama and the head of Vietnam's ruling communist party discussed concerns over China's activities in ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
3
China's Troubles Hit Commodities
SYDNEY—China is once again at the center of the commodities story, but not in a good way this time. The country's stock-market slump and ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
4
Philippines takes China to court over rights to South China Sea
The Philippines argued at a closed hearing Tuesday that an international court should intervene in its dispute with China over rights to exploit ... «Al Jazeera America, Jul 15»
5
China Construction Says Developers Mismanaged Finances …
Last week Baha Mar filed for bankruptcy protection in Delaware, with CEO Sarkis Izmirlian blaming China State Construction for delaying the ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
6
Fate of global rare earth miners rests on China smuggling crackdown
"If authorities in China can reduce black market trade it would introduce ... China controls around 90 percent of the world's rare earth supply. «Reuters, Jul 15»
7
China needs long-range strategic bomber – state media
BEIJING, China - China needs to develop a long-range strategic bomber to strike adversaries farther away from its coast in the event of conflict, ... «GMA News, Jul 15»
8
'The Great Fall of China' is hitting other markets
Wang Jiaxiong from northwest China's Shaanxi province falls to his death while trying to jump over REUTERS/China PhotoWang Jiaxiong from ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
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China and Russia: the world's new superpower axis?
Russia and China are the common denominators, as in so much .... Putin has long been popular in China, where he is seen as a strong leader ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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China opens exhibition to mark the war victory over Japan
Liu Yunshan, left, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China, delivers a speech at the ... «U.S. News & World Report, Jul 15»

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