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I was just reading this news article and I'm interested to know which word or phrase would have been translated from Chinese to English as "candid":

China's foreign ministry described Tuesday's talks as "candid" and said the two sides agreed to keep discussing the issue, though cautioned that responsibility for progress rests with Tokyo.

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The Chinese equivalent of "candid" is "坦白"(tǎn bái) or more formally "坦率"(tǎn shuài):





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