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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 就任 (shuunin)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 就任 (shuunin)

Kana: しゅうにん
Kanji: 就任
Romaji: shuunin

Type: Noun, のadjective, するverb
Meaning: inauguration, assumption of office
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

取締役に就任するのはかまわないが、取締役会への出席が面倒だ。
torishimariyaku ni shuunin suru no wa kamawanai ga, torishimari yakukai e no shusseki ga mendou da.
I would be pleased to join the board, but I hate attending meetings.

彼が学長に就任したのは2005だった。
kare ga gakuchou ni shuunin shita no wa nijuu go nen datta.
He took over as headmaster in 2005.

就任 (shuunin)

国務長官に就任するにあたり、私は幹部候補者の面接をおこなった。
kokumu choukan ni shuunin suru ni atari, watashi wa kanbu kouhousha no mensetsu o okonatta.
While I was making the transition to Secretary of State, I interviewed a number of candidates for senior positions.

彼は、政府の巨額の助成金に過度に依存する取締役に息子が就任することや社員になることを思いとどまらせようともしなかった。
kare wa, seifu no kyogaku no joseikin ni kado ni izon suru torishimariyaku ni musuko ga shuunin suru koto ya shain ni naru koto o omoitodomaraseyou to moshinakatta.
He said nothing to dissuade his son from serving on a board and working for a company so dependent on largesse from the government.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 就任 (jiùrèn)
Korean: 취임 (chwiim)

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