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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 候補 (kouho)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 候補 (kouho)

Kana: こうほ
Kanji: 候補
Romaji: kouho

Type: Noun
Meaning: candidate; contender; prospect; pick; choice; list; candidacy; candidature; nomination
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

スターリンの手練手管に通じていない部外者の目に北朝鮮を指導する有力候補に映った人々は多くの場合、その自立性ゆえに自動的に消された。
sutaarin no teren tekuda ni tsuujite inai bugaisha no me ni kitachousen o shidou suru yuuryoku kouho ni utsutta hitobito wa ooku no baai, sono jiritsusei yue ni jidouteki ni kesareta.
Those who might have seemed more likely candidates to lead North Korea, at least to outsiders unfamiliar with how Stalin operated, were in many cases automatically eliminated for their very independence.

すでに適任者として候補に挙げられた七、八人からは、はっきりと断られていた。
sude ni tekininsha toshite kouho ni agerareta shichi, hachinin kara wa, hakkiri to kotowararete ita.
We had already received seven or eight firm refusals from suitable candidates.

候補 (kouho)

彼は何人かの有能な後任候補を挙げて、辞職を願い出た。
kare wa nanninka no yuunou na kounin kouho o agete, jishoku o negaideta.
He offered a choice of qualified successors and begged to take his leave.

共和党の対立候補がある若い男に、わたしが一般市民の前に現れたときの様子をすべて手持ちサイズのカメラで追う支持した。
kyouwatou no tairitsu kouho ga aru wakai otoko ni, watashi ga ippan shimin no mae ni arawareta toki no yousu o subete temochi saizu no kamera de ou shiji shita.
My Republican opponent assigned a young man to track all my public appearances with a handheld camera.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 候选人 (hòuxuǎn rén)
Korean: 후보 (hubo)

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