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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 前提 (zentei)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 前提 (zentei)

Kana: ぜんてい
Kanji: 前提
Romaji: zentei

Type: Noun
Meaning: preamble, premise, reason, prerequisite, condition, assumption, hypothesis, given
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

とにかく、鈴木は傷つきやすいという前提のもとで、だれもが秘密を守る責任があると感じていた。
tonikaku, suzuki wa kizutsukiyasui to iu zentei no moto de, dare mo ga himitsu o mamoru sekinin ga aru to kanjite ita.
They all felt responsible for keeping these secrets on the pretext of Suzuki’s vulnerability.

たいていの企業の経営者と同じように、僕も法の枠内で利用されることを前提としてサービスを提供しているにすぎない。
taitei no kigyou no keieisha to onaji you ni, boku mo hou no wakunai de riyou sareru koto o zentei to shite saabisu o teikyou shite iru ni suginai.
Like the directors of most companies, I simply offer services with the assumption that those services will be implemented within the framework of the law.

前提 (zentei)

食事をしながら、報道を前提とした取材を受けないこと。リラックスしすぎて、友達とおしゃべりをしている気分になってしまう。
shokuji o shinagara, houdou o zentei to shita shuzai o ukenai koto. rirakkusu shi sugite, tomodachi to oshaberi o shite iru kibun ni natte shimau.
Never give on-the-record interviews at a meal. You get too relaxed and think you are just hanging around with good friends.

限られた米、韓、およびそのほかの国連軍兵士を、拡大な山岳地帯に広く薄く布陣してヤル江まで進撃させるのは、中国軍の不在が前提になっていた。
kagirareta bei, kan,oyobi sono hoka no kokurengun heishi o, kakudai na sangaku chitai ni hiroku usuku fujin shite yarue made shingeki saseru no wa, chuugokugun no fuzai ga zentei ni natte ita.
The drive north to the Yalu, involving a limited number of American, South Korean, and other UN troops spread far too thinly over a vast expanse of mountain range, was premised on the idea of Chinese abstinence.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 前提 (qiántí)
Korean: 전제 (jeonje)

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