guanxi

noun

a Chinese social concept based on the exchange of favours, in which personal relationships are considered more important than laws and written agreements

Nearby words

  1. guanosine monophosphate,
  2. guanosine triphosphate,
  3. guantánamo,
  4. guantánamo bay,
  5. guantánamo bay naval base,
  6. guanyin,
  7. guanylic acid,
  8. guaporé,
  9. guar,
  10. guar gum

Word Origin for guanxi

C20: Chinese: relationships

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