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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 意図 (ito)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 意図 (ito)

Kana: いと
Kanji: 意図
Romaji: ito

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: intention, aim, design
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

我々は、民主主義が実現したことのない外国で、意図しない弊害をもたらすことなく、他国の内政に影響をおよぼして民主主義を育成することができるのだろうか?
wareware wa, minshu shugi ga jitsugen shita koto no nai gaikoku de, ito shinai heigai o motarasu koto naku, takoku no naisei ni eikyou o oyoboshite minshu shugi o ikusei suru koto ga dekiru no darou ka.
Can we successfully influence the internal politics of other nations and nurture democracy where it has never flowered before, without incurring negative unintended consequences?

もちろん、私の意図は大統領に伝えて了承をとってある。
mochiron, watashi no ito wa daitouryou ni tsutaete ryoushou o totte aru.
Of course, I have briefed the President about my plans, and he was eager to play his part.

意図 (ito)

冷静沈着でいなければこちらの意図を見破られてしまうとわかっていた。
reisei chinchaku de inakereba kochira no ito o miyaburarete shimau to wakatte ita.
I knew I needed to stay serene if I was going to keep my intentions hidden.

ところが、それが彼の意図だったとすれば、それは失敗だった。
tokoro ga, sore ga kare no ito datta to sureba, sore wa shippai datta.
But if that had been his purpose it was defeated.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 意图 (yìtú), 意向 (yìxiàng)
Korean: 의도 (uido)

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