徴 means 'sign'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 965   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-9    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 24 words   Used in 58 words   Used in 16 names   Component in 1 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    しるし indications, sign, omen, symptom, collect, seek, refer to, question
⿲   step  ⿱   mountain   king   strike  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 徴 is used 4 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 徴 is used 55 times, read 3 ways.
チョウ : 52 words FIND ALL
feature; trait; characteristic; peculiarity; distinction
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チ : 2 words FIND ALL
fourth degree (of the Japanese amp Chinese pentatonic scale)  (see also: 五音)
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しるし : 1 word FIND ALL
Most common form:
sign; indication; omen
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An additional 微 less common words include 徴 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1596  Joy o' Kanji : 1596  Key to Kanji:

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チョウ    sign, symptom; collection   
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オウ    king   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
ぼく strike   
サン   やま mountain   
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