The Alternative Chinese Dictionary: 大夫

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大夫 〈dà fū〉 {{zh-forms}} etymology {{zh-compound}}
pronunciation 1: {{zh-pron }}
noun: {{zh-noun}}
  1. (Beginning Mandarin, colloquial) doctor
Synonyms: {{zh-l}}, {{zh-l}}
pronunciation 2: {{zh-pron }}
noun: {{zh-noun}}
  1. (historical) a governmental job title used during the , the and the early Chinese dynasties, whose responsibilites encompassed managing royal and court affairs.

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