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    shí     at that time

Traditional: 時
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Grammar: Adverb
Notes: In this sense 时 is a function word in Literary Chinese similar in meaning to 时候 in modern Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 160). For example, 當今之時 'At the present time' (Mengzi: 3.1/14/28, translation by Legge)
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