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Putonghua

[poo-tuhng-hwah] /ˈpuˈtʌŋˈʰwɑ/
noun
1.
the form of Chinese, based on the Beijing dialect of Mandarin, adopted as the official national language of China.
Also, p'u-t'ung hua.
Also called Kuo-yü.
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