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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 増強 (zoukyou)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 増強 (zoukyou)

Kana: ぞうきょう
Kanji: 増強
Romaji: zoukyou

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: augment, reinforce, increase
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

中核的な競争力が、そこに一つか二つ含まれている可能性がある。企業が存在すら充分に認識しておらず、今後増強したほうがよいスキルもあるだろう。
chuukakuteki na kyousouryoku ga, soko ni hitotsu ka futatsu fukumarete iru kanousei ga aru. kigyou ga sonzai sura juubun ni ninshiki shite orazu, kongo zoukyou shita hou ga yoi sukiru mo aru darou.
One or two might be core competencies; others might be skills that the company wasn’t fully aware that it even had and that should be built up.

ヨーロッパでは、一段と自信を深めたソ連が攻撃的なミサイルを東ヨーロッパの衛星国に配備し、通常兵力をNATOのそれを大きく上回る水準に増強しつつあった。
yooroppa de wa, ichidan to jishin o fukameta soren ga kougekiteki na misairu o higashi yooroppa no eisei kuni ni haibi shi, tsuujou heiryoku o natoo no sore o ookiku uwamawaru suijun ni zoukyou shitsutsu atta.
In Europe, an increasingly self-confident Soviet Union was planting offensive missiles in its eastern satellites, building its conventional forces to levels far in excess of NATO equivalents.

増強 (zoukyou)

金はしきりにモスクワ詣でをして許可を促すいっぽう、軍の増強をおこなった。
kimu wa shikiri ni mosukuwa moude o shite kyoka o unagasu ippou, gun no zoukyou o okonatta.
Kim apparently made a number of trips to Moscow to push for permission, all the while building up his army.

ソ連は海上でアメリカに挑戦する余裕がなかったため、陸軍の増強やミサイルの建造に予算をつぎ込まざるを得なかった。
soren wa kaijou de amerika ni chousen suru yoyuu ga nakatta tame, rikugun no zoukyou ya misairu no kenzou ni yosan o tsugikomazaru o enakatta.
The Soviets could not afford to challenge the Americans at sea and had instead devoted their budget to building armies and missiles.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 增强 (zēngqiáng)
Korean: 증강하다 (jeung-ganghada)

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