1. shì noun an official
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Unihan '仕')
  2. shì verb to serve in the government
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Unihan '仕')

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  • 仕女 court lady; palace maid, traditional painting of beautiful women
  • 求仕 to apply for an official post
  • 学而优则仕(學而優則仕) one who is successful in one's studies, can become an official
  • 仕途 official career (formal)
  • 仕宦 to serve as an official
  • 致仕 to retire from a government post
  • 出仕 to take up an official post

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