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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 一層 (issou)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 一層 (issou)

Kana: いっそう
Kanji: 一層
Romaji: issou

Type: Noun, Adverb, のadjective
Meaning: much more, still more, all the more, more than ever, single layer (or storey, etc.), rather, sooner, preferably
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

もしジョンソンがまだ大隊長だったら、きっと陣地を固め、兵士を高地に移動させ、火力の相互支援と一層の集中化を図っただろう。
moshi jonson ga mada daitaichou dattara, kitto jinchi o katame, heishi o kouchi ni idou sase, karyoku no sougo shien to issou no shuuchuuka o hakatta darou.
If Johnson had still been their battalion commander, he would have tightened up their positions, moved them to higher ground, and made sure that their firepower was mutually supportive and much more concentrated.

これが歴史上の別の時代に起こっていたなら、大西洋ヨーロッパは後進性と貧困の深みに一層はまり込んでいただろう。
kore ga rekishijou no betsu no jidai ni okotte itanara, taiseiyou yooroppa wa koushinsei to hinkon no fukami ni issou hamarikonde ita darou.
At other points in history Atlantic Europe would have only fallen even deeper into backwardness and poverty.

一層 (issou)

国際的な影響力にとっては、経済全体の規模のほうがより一層重要である。
kokusaiteki na eikyouryoku ni totte wa, keizai zentai no kibo no hou ga yori issou juuyou de aru.
The total size of the economy is even more important for international power.

そのうえ折からのエネルギー価格の高騰により、新たな経済戦略を採用したロシアにとって、この地域のエネルギー資源が一層重要な意味を持つようになっていた。
sono ue ori kara no enerugii kakaku no koutou ni yori, arata na keizai senryaku o saiyou shita roshia ni totte, kono chiiki no enerugii shigen ga issou juuyou na imi o motsu you ni natte ita.
In addition, as the price of energy rose and Russia adopted its new economic strategy, this region’s energy became even more significant.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 越发 (yuèfā)
Korean: 더욱더 (deougdeo)

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