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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 低下 (teika)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 低下 (teika)

Kana: ていか
Kanji: 低下
Romaji: teika

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: fall, decline, lowering, deterioration, degradation
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

ヨルダン川西岸の失業率はガザ地区の半分以下に低下した。
yorudan gawa seigan no shitsugyou ritsu wa gaza chiku no hanbun ika ni teika shita.
Unemployment in the West Bank fell to less than half the rate in Gaza.

いずれにせよ、我々の関係は二度と元に戻らず、中東における我々の影響力は低下するだろう。
izure ni seyo, wareware no kankei wa nido to moto ni modorazu, chuutou ni okeru wareware no eikyouryoku wa teika suru darou.
Either way, our relationship will never be the same and our influence in the Middle East will erode.

低下 (teika)

州が運営する通常の失業保険は、労働者の痛みを若干は和らげるが、転職先での賃金の低下や、職探しのあいだ医療保険料が払えないという最大の不安に応えていない。
shuu ga un’ei suru tsuujou no jitsugyou hoken wa, roudousha no itami o jakkan wa yawarageru ga, tenshokusaki de no chingin no teika ya, shokusagashi no aida iryou hoken ryou ga haraenai to iu saidai no fuan ni kotaete inai.
The standard state-run unemployment insurance program eases some of this pain for workers, but it does not address their bigger concerns of declining wages in a new job and the inability to pay for health insurance while they are unemployed and searching.

イギリスの経済的地位が低下したことは、われわれの国際的役割も締め付けられ、苦しめられるのが必至であることを意味した。
igirisu no keizaiteki chii ga teika shita koto wa, wareware no kokusaiteki yakuwari mo shimetsukerare, kurushimerareru no ga hisshi de aru koto o imi shita.
Britain’s weakened economic position meant that its international role was bound to be cramped and strained as well.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 下降 (xiàjiàng)
Korean: 저하 (jeoha)

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