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Definition of Chinese noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    Chinese

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˌtʃaɪˈniz//
     
    , NAmE//ˌtʃaɪˈnis//
     
    (pl. Chinese)
     
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  1. 1[countable] a person from China, or whose family was originally from China
  2. 2[uncountable] the language of China
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Chinese