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PinYin dú shù yī zhì    Simplified 独树一帜    Traditional 獨樹一幟
  1. lit. to fly one's banner on a solitary tree (idiom); fig. to act as a loner
  2. to stand out
  3. to develop one's own school
  4. to have attitude of one's own

Chinese meanings
  1. dú shù yī zhì
    单独树立起一面旗帜,比喻自成一家。

Chinese meanings
  1. dú shù yī zhì
    【近义】别具一格、独辟蹊径、标新立异
    【反义】如出一辙、蹈常袭故、步人后尘
    【释义】树:立;帜:旗帜。单独树起一面旗帜。比喻独特新奇,自成一家。
    【出处】清·袁枚《随园诗话》卷三:“元、白在唐朝所以能独树一帜者,正为其不袭盛唐窠臼也。”
    【用例】苏轼也擅长书法,他取法颜真卿,但能~,与蔡襄、黄庭坚、米芾并称宋代四大家。

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