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What is the meaning of 则 in 欲速则不达? Does it mean fortune, wealth, success? I couldn't figure out out.
欲 －－ willing, want
速 －－ speedy, quick
则 －－ then, but
不 －－ not, negative
达 －－ arrive, done
If you want to finish it quicker, then you probably can't get it done (correctly).
This 则 means "then" in English, like the Chinese word 就.
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