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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 公正 (kousei)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 公正 (kousei)

Kana: こうせい
Kanji: 公正
Romaji: kousei

Type: Noun, なadjective
Meaning: justice, fairness, impartiality
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

後継者を決めずに自由で公正な選挙を実施しないかぎり、大統領が民衆の声に30年ぶりに耳を傾けたと釈明することは困難でしょう。
koukeisha o kimezu ni jiyuu de kousei na senkyo o jisshi shinai kagiri, daitouryou ga minshuu no koe ni sanjuu nen buri ni mimi o katamuketa to shakumei suru koto wa konnan deshou.
It’s going to be challenging for the President to make the case that he’s heard people after thirty years unless he holds free and fair elections and doesn’t try to engineer his successor.

大学が公正と言われるには、皮膚の色に関係なくすべての志願者を平等に扱う必要があるか?
daigaku ga kousei iwareru ni wa, hifu no iro ni kankei naku subete no shigansha o byoudou ni atsukau hitsuyou ga aru ka.
Does fairness demand that universities treat every applicant in a color-blind fashion?

公正 (kousei)

説明を添え、明快かつ公正な形でまちがいを正せば、相手も怒ったり恨んだりすることなくわかってくれる。
setsumei o soe, meikai katsu kousei na katachi de machigai o tadaseba, aite mo okottari urandari suru koto naku wakatte kureru.
Corrections done in a firm and fair manner with an explanation are appreciated, not resented.

その日のうちに大統領が辞任し、公正な選挙が近日中におこなわれることになった。
sono hi no uchi ni daitouryou ga jinin shi, kousei na senkyo ga kinjitsuchuu ni okonawareru koto ni natta.
Later that day the President resigned. New, fair elections soon followed.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 公正 (gōngzhèng)
Korean: 공정 (gongjeong)

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