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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 変革 (henkaku)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 変革 (henkaku)

Kana: へんかく
Kanji: 変革
Romaji: henkaku

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: change, transformation, innovation, reform, revolution, revolutionizing, upheaval
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

企業の変革は危機感と切迫感から始まる。
kigyou no henkaku wa kikikan to seppakukan kara hajimaru.
Transformation of an enterprise begins with a sense of crisis or urgency.

インターネットは際限なく世界のあらゆるものを変革すると思っていた人間もいた。
intaanetto wa saigen naku sekai no arayuru mono o henkaku suru to omotte ita ningen mo ita.
Some people thought the Internet was going to revolutionize everything in the world with no limits.

変革 (henkaku)

変革をもたらす資金がありながらこうした難題に立ち向かう人間はけっして多くないが、その一人がマイクロソフト会長ビル・ゲイツである。
henkaku o motarasu shikin ga arinagara kou shita nandai ni tachimukau ningen wa kesshite ookunai ga, sono hitori ga maikurosofuto kaichou biru geitsu de aru.
One of the few people with enough dollars to make a difference who has stepped up to this challenge is Microsoft chairman Bill Gates.

もちろん、われわれが何としても実現しようと考えていた変革を、高官たちが本当に理解するには、党声明や演説の文章に真面目に目を通す以上の努力が必要なことが、私にはすぐにわかった。
mochiron, wareware ga nan toshite mo jitsugen shiyou to kangaete ita henkaku o, koukantachi ga hontou ni rikai suru ni wa, tou seimei ya enzetsu no bunshou ni majime ni me o toosu ijou no doryoku ga hitsuyou na koto ga, watashi ni wa sugu ni wakatta.
Of course, as I quickly learnt, some senior civil servants would need more than a conscientious reading of our manifesto and a few speeches truly to grasp the changes we firmly intended to make.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 变革 (biàngé)
Korean: 변혁 (byeonhyeog)

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