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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 主導 (shudou)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 主導 (shudou)

Kana: しゅどう
Kanji: 主導
Romaji: shudou

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: leadership, initiative, spearhead
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

アラブ諸国が主導するのであれば、どのみち国際的な介入も不可能ではなくなるかもしれない。
arabu shokoku ga shudou suru no de areba, donomichi kokusaiteki na kainyuu mo fukanou de wa naku naru kamoshirenai.
If the Arabs were willing to take the lead, perhaps an international intervention was not impossible after all.

大統領は可能なかぎり早く同盟国の空軍が主導することを望み、また、米軍地上部隊を展開しないことにこだわった。
daitouryou wa kanou na kagiri hayaku doumeikoku no kuugun ga shudou suru koto o nozomi, mata, beigun chijou butai o tenkai shinai koto ni kodawatta.
The President wanted allied air forces to take the lead as soon as possible, and he was adamant that there would be no U.S. troops deployed.

主導 (shudou)

オバマ大統領は後に、リビアで背後から主導したと不当に批判された。
obama daitouryou wa nochi ni, ribia de haigo kara shudou shita to futou ni hihan sareta.
President Obama was later unfairly criticized as leading from behind in Libya.

われわれは、アメリカに主導された戦後世界の長期経済拡大の利益を当然受けていたのだ。
wareware wa, Amerika ni shudou sareta sengo sekai no chouki keizai kakudai no rieki o touzen ukete ita no da.
We, among others, could hardly fail to benefit from the long economic expansion of the post-war western world led by the United States.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 主导 (zhúdǎo)
Korean: 주도 (judo)

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