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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 仕組み (shikumi)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 仕組み (shikumi)

Kana: しくみ
Kanji: 仕組み
Romaji: shikumi

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: structure, construction, arrangement, contrivance, mechanism, workings
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

医療保険制度のことは、雇用者および運営側の負担を減らせるような、持ち運びのできる医療保険の仕組みを作ることが不可欠だ。
iryou houken seido no koto wa, koyousha oyobi un’ei gawa no futan o heraseru you na, mochihakobi no dekiru iryou hoken no shikumi o tsukuru koto ga fukaketsu da.
On the health-care side, it is essential that we develop a scheme for portable health insurance that reduces some of the burden on employers for providing and managing coverage.

議員は債券の裁定取引の仕組みと、それが経済にどんなメリットをもたらすのか質問した。
giin wa saiken no saitei torihiki no shikumi to, sore ga keizai ni don’na meritto o motarasu no ka shitsumon shita.
The Congressmen wanted to know what bond arbitrage was, and whether it benefited the economy.

仕組み (shikumi)

自分で決める消費者は、金融サービスすべてを一ヶ所でまとめて利用できる仕組みを望んでいた。
jibun de kimeru shouhisha wa, kin’yuu saabisu subete o ikkasho de matomete riyou dekiru shikumi o nozonde ita.
The self-directed consumer wanted one-stop financial shopping.

ほかのことはいっさい知りたくない。こいつの仕組みなんか教えないでくれよ。
hoka no koto wa issai shiritakunai. koitsu no shikumi nanka oshienaide kure yo.
I don’t want to know anything about anything else. Don’t try to explain to me what this thing is doing.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 机构 (jīgòu)
Korean: 짜임새 (jjaimsae)

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