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|Noun||1.||Mandarin dialect - the dialect of Chinese spoken in Beijing and adopted as the official language for all of China|
Chinese - any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system