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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 予備 (yobi)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 予備 (yobi)

Kana: よび
Kanji: 予備
Romaji: yobi

Type: Noun, のadjective
Meaning: reserve, spare, preparation, preliminaries
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

予備選の選挙運動中、わたしが答えたアンケートの数は50をくだらなかったはずだ。微妙な質問はない。
yobisen no senkyo undouchuu, watashi ga kotaeta ankeeto no kazu wa gojuu o kudaranakatta hazu da. bimyou na shitsumon wa nai.
During my own primary campaign, I must have filled out at least fifty questionnaires. None of them were subtle.

フィンランド軍は国境に平行した数本の鉄道を利用して、予備部隊を迅速に移動させることができた。
finrando gun wa kokkyou ni heikou shita suuhon no tetsudou o riyou shite, yobi butai o jinsoku ni idou saseru koto ga dekita.
The Finns had several lines of railway parallel to the frontier for the rapid lateral switching of their reserves.

予備 (yobi)

さらに、師団予備の第11連隊が側面攻撃を受け、後方からも攻撃された。
sara ni, shidan yobi no dai juuichi rentai ga sokumen kougeki o uke, kouhou kara mo kougeki sareta.
The Eleventh Regiment, the division reserve, was hit on its flank and attacked from the rear.

緊急予備費を取り崩してもよかったのだが、もし現金があったとしても、各省からの予算増額要求を抑えるのが大変だったろう。
kinkyuu yobihi o torikuzushite mo yokatta no da ga, moshi genkin ga atta toshite mo, kakushou kara no yosan zougaku youkyuu o osaeru no ga taihen dattarou.
We might have taken cash from the contingency reserve, but if there was to be any cash to take we would have to resist extra claims by government departments.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 后备 (hòubèi)
Korean: 예비 (yebi)

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