sinophile

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adjective

sino·​phile
ˈsīnəˌfīl,
ˈsin-,
ˈsēn-
variants or less commonly sinophil
-ˌfil
often capitalized
: approving or favoring the Chinese or their policy or characteristics

sinophile

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noun

"
variants or less commonly sinophil
"
plural -s
sometimes capitalized
: one partial to or especially fond of Chinese culture or characteristics

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Sino- + -phile, -phil

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“Sinophile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sinophile. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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