空前绝后 meaning and pronunciation

空前绝后
Simplified characters
空前絕後
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空前绝后 in English

kōng qián jué hòu

  • unprecedented and never to be duplicated
  • the first and the last
  • unmatched
  • unique

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  • (kōng): empty; air; sky; in vain;
  • (qián): ahead; front; forward; first; top (followed by a number); future; ago; before; BC (e.g. 前293年); former; formerly;
  • (jué): to cut short; extinct; to disappear; to vanish; absolutely; by no means;
  • (hòu): back; behind; rear; afterwards; after; later; empress; queen;