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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 中断 (chuudan)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 中断 (chuudan)

Kana: ちゅうだん
Kanji: 中断
Romaji: chuudan

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: interruption, suspension, break
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

降谷はまたもやはげしい興奮を覚えて話を中断した。
furuya wa matamoya hageshii koufun o oboete hanashi o chuudan shita.
Furuya stopped again in violent excitement.

重要な問題の掘り下げにかかっている時だけに、たしかに山本は、交渉を中断する責任を負いたいとは思っていなかった。
juuyou na mondai no horisage ni kakatte iru toki dake ni, tashika ni yamamoto wa, koushou o chuudan suru sekinin o oitai to wa omotte inakatta.
Surely Yamamoto didn’t want to be responsible for halting these talks now that they were under way and delving into the core issues.

中断 (chuudan)

政府が改革を中断したため、近頃のメキシコでは、そうした自信が大部分崩れてしまった。
seifu ga kaikaku o chuudan shita tame, chikagoro no mekishiko de wa, sou shita jishin ga daibubun kuzurete shimatta.
A lot of that self-confidence, though, has been lost in Mexico in recent years, because the government stopped reforming.

中断されてもスムーズに話に戻れるか否かをたしかめるため、質問で彼の説明をさえぎってみた。
chuudan sarete mo sumuuzu ni hanashi ni modoreru ka ina ka o tashikameru tame, shitsumon de kare no setsumei o saegitte mita.
I interrupted him a couple of times with questions to see if he could pick up his flow again.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 中断 (zhōngduàn)
Korean: 중단 (jungdan)

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