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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 加速 (kasoku)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 加速 (kasoku)

Kana: かそく
Kanji: 加速
Romaji: kasoku

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: acceleration, speeding up
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

まもなく列車はカーブの多い山道にはいり、その後はまた坂をおりて、東の海へと加速した。
mamonaku ressha wa kaabu no ooi yamamichi ni hairi, sono ato wa mata saka o orite, higashi no umi e to kasoku shita.
Soon the train would navigate the sinuous mountain pass and then descend again, powering eastward toward the sea.

1858年からは株式組織の銀行の設立が認められ、大規模な商業銀行の誕生が加速した。
sen hachihyaku gojuu hachi nen kara wa kabushiki soshiki no ginkou no setsuritsu ga mitomerare, daikibo na shougyou ginkou no tanjou ga kasoku shita.
After 1858, the restrictions on joint-stock banking were lifted, paving the way for the emergence of a few big commercial banks.

加速 (kasoku)

アメリカは戦争の申し子であり、今なお加速するペースで戦い続けている。
amerika wa sensou no moushigo de ari, ima nao kasoku suru peesu de tatakaitsuzukete iru.
America was born out of war and has continued to fight to this day at an ever increasing pace.

世界人口はただ増加しただけでなく、増加のペースもすさまじい勢いで加速した。
sekai jinkou wa tada zouka shita dake de naku, zouka no peesu mo susamajii ikioi de kasoku shita.
Not only was the population of the world growing, but the growth was accelerating at an amazing rate.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 加速 (jiāsù)
Korean: 가속 (gasog)

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