jiào wéi

Chinese dictionary
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  • adv.comparatively; relatively; fairly; (often when comparing similar things) a little more; slightly more

    • tā duì shè huì wèn tí de kàn fǎ jiào wéi zì yóu


      He is relatively liberal on social issues.

    • hái zi biàn de jiào wéi dú lì


      The child becomes relatively independent.

Word usage

  • Note
    "较为" is different from "比较". "较为" is mostly used to modify two-syllable adjectives; "比较" can modify single-syllable and two-syllable adjectives.