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trường

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /cɨɜŋ˧˨/

Noun

trường

  1. A place – typically a large, open area – with a well-defined purpose: field.
    chiến trườngbattlefield
    phi trườngairport, airfield
  2. The domain in which controversial political or societal action takes place: the public sphere.
    uy tín trên trường quốc tế — to be trusted by the international community
  3. A school.
    đi đến trường — to go to school
    trường học — a school (literally, a place of study)
    nhà trường — a school, schoolhouse
    trường phái — school of thought
  4. (physics) A region affected by a particular force: field.
    từ trườngmagnetic field

Synonyms

school
  • nhà trường
  • trường học

Derived terms

Adjective

trường

  1. Long (in length or time).
    trường thọ — long life

Usage notes

This sense only applies in compound words. Dài and lâu are general-purpose words for "long", in the contexts of length and time, respectively.

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