Chinese English Dictionary

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PinYin jià kōng    Simplified 架空    Traditional 架空
  1. built above the ground (on stilts)
  2. fig. unfounded
  3. impractical (cf castles in the air)
  4. fig. a mere figurehead

Chinese meanings
  1. jiàkōng
    ①房屋、器物下面用柱子等撑住而离开地面:竹楼是~的,离地约有六七尺高。
    ②比喻没有基础:没有相应的措施,计划就会成为~的东西。
    ③比喻表面推崇,暗中排挤,使失去实权。

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