Chinese word meaning "close enough". Attaching a wheel to a car and you only have two bolts? Close enough. Not enough insulated cable to finish the job? Use coat hangers, close enough. Run out of flour for the bread? Plenty of sawdust, close enough.

This manufacturing philosophy might explain why so many things in China explode.. even roads and bridge supports.
"We ran out of hard drives, so we shipped house bricks instead. Chabuduo."
by sheramil November 11, 2016
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A philosophy based on the Chinese concept of cha bu duo, accepting imperfection to progress rather than being held back by perfectionism
"Their factory is following chabuduoism, so it never stops getting products out".
by ervik June 12, 2023
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