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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 報酬 (houshuu)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 報酬 (houshuu)

Kana: ほうしゅう
Kanji: 報酬
Romaji: houshuu

Type: Noun
Meaning: remuneration, recompense, reward, toll
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

他人にできないことを見つける必要があった。若いアーティストが僕よりもずっと安い報酬でやれるようなことではだめだ。
ta’nin ni dekinai koto o mitsukeru hitsuyou ga atta. wakai aatisuto ga boku yori mo zutto yasui houshuu de yareru you na koto de wa dame da.
I had to look for work that not everyone else could do, and that young artists couldn’t do for a fraction of what I was being paid.

報酬は驚くほどのレベルだし、仕事自体はそれほどきついものではない。
houshuu wa odoroku hodo no reberu da shi, shigoto jitai wa sore hodo kitsui mono de wa nai.
The monetary rewards are stunning and the work not terribly demanding.

報酬 (houshuu)

私が関わるのはただ二点、つまり、資金配分と最高責任者を選んで報酬を支払うことだけだ。
watashi ga kakawaru no wa tada ni ten, tsumari, shikin haibun to saikou sekininsha o erande houshuu o shiharau koto dake da.
I will get involved in only two things: capital allocation and selecting and compensating the top man.

報酬は受け取るのではなく、勝ち取れ。常にベストを尽くせ。誰も見ていなくても、自分は必ず見ている。
houshuu wa uketoru no de wa naku, kachitore. tsune ni besuto o tsukuse. daremo mite inakute mo, jibun wa kanarazu mite iru.
If you take the pay, earn it. Always do your very best. Even when no one else is looking, you always are.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 报酬 (bàochóu)
Korean: 보수 (bosu)

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