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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 圧力 (atsuryoku)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 圧力 (atsuryoku)

Kana: あつりょく
Kanji: 圧力
Romaji: atsuryoku

Type: Noun
Meaning: pressure, stress, coercion, arm-twisting
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

最終責任を自分が負わなければならないのだから、周囲の圧力や望みに流されるのではなく、自分の判断で選択しろ。
saishuu sekinin o jibun ga owanakereba naranai no dakara, shuui no atsuryoku ya nozomi ni nagasareru no dewa naku, jibun no handan de sentaku shiro.
Since ultimate responsibility is yours, make sure the choice is yours and you are not responding to the pressure and desire of others.

包括的な平和合意による、より大きな安全保障を求めさせる圧力を弱めることにもなった。
houkatsuteki na heiwa goui ni yoru, yori ooki na anzen hoshou o motomesaseru atsuryoku o yowameru koto ni mo natta.
It also lessened the pressure on them to seek even greater security through a comprehensive peace agreement.

圧力 (atsuryoku)

直面している時間的な圧力を誰もが感じ、オバマ大統領のディナーテーブルで誰も無礼な振る舞いをしたくはなかったが、彼らの基本的な意見の不一致を隠すのは容易ではなかった。
chokumen shite iru jikanteki na atsuryoku o daremo ga kanji, obama daitouryou no dinaa teeburu de daremo burei na furumai o shitaku wa nakatta ga, karera no kihonteki na iken no fuicchi o kakusu no wa youi dewa nakatta.
Everyone was aware of the time pressure we faced, and no one wanted to appear ungracious at President Obama’s dinner table, yet their fundamental disagreements were not easy to hide.

暴力が、抗議者の怒りとムバラク辞任の要求を煽った。彼が最後は圧力に屈するだろうという噂が渦巻いていた。
bouryoku ga, kougisha no ikari to mubaraku jinin no youkyuu o aotta. kare ga saigo wa atsuryoku ni kussuru darou to iu uwasa ga uzumaite ita.
The violence fed the protesters’ rage and their demands that Mubarak resign. Rumors swirled that he would finally bow to the pressure.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 压力 (yālì)
Korean: 압력 (ablyeog)

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