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一传十,十传百    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin yī chuán shí , shí chuán bǎi    Simplified 一传十,十传百    Traditional 一傳十,十傳百
  1. news pass quickly from mouth to mouth (idiom)
  2. an infectious disease spreads quickly (old meaning)

Chinese meanings
  1. yī chuán shí,shí chuán bǎi
    【释义】原指疾病传染,后形容消息传播极快。
    【出处】宋·陶彀《清异录·丧葬》:“一传十,十传百,展转无穷,故号义闰。”

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