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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 戦闘 (sentou)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 戦闘 (sentou)

Kana: せんとう
Kanji: 戦闘
Romaji: sentou

Type: Noun, のadjective, するverb
Meaning: battle, fight, combat
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

この瞬間から戦闘が開始された。
kono shunkan kara sentou ga kaishi sareta.
At this moment the fight began.

ただ、自分自身と兵士50人の戦闘準備に集中すればいい。
tada, jibun jishin to heishi gojuunin no sentou junbi ni shuuchuu sureba ii.
Your life at that moment is dedicated to preparing yourself and those fifty soldiers for battle.

大量のニュースを求めつつ、戦闘に参加する自分たちの息子や娘を守ってくれると我々に信頼を寄せてくれた国民だ。
tairyou no nyuusu o motome tsutsu, sentou ni sanka suru jibuntachi no musuko ya musume o mamotte kureru to wareware ni shinrai o yosete kureta kokumin da.
They wanted all the news, but trusted us to protect their sons and daughters in combat.

残る三人は急いで重火器と戦闘用具をかき集めたが、すぐに自分たちが施設内の二つの離れた建物に釘づけにされたのがわかった。
nokoru sannin wa isoide juukaki to sentou yougu o kakiatsumeta ga, sugu ni jibuntachi ga shisetsunai no futatsu no hanareta tatemono ni kugizuke ni sareta no ga wakatta.
The remaining three scrambled to collect their heavier weapons and tactical gear, but quickly found themselves pinned down in two separate buildings elsewhere on the compound.

戦闘 (sentou)

ジョンソンが戦闘の初期、連隊長昇進のチャンスを断ったことを兵士たちは知っていた。実戦を初めて体験する大隊にとどまるためで、それがここに連れてきた部下への義務だと考えたからだった。
jonson ga sentou no shoki, rentaichou shoushin no chansu o kotowatta koto o heishitachi wa shitte ita. jissen o hajimete taiken suru daitai ni todomaru tame de, sore ga koko ni tsurete kita buka e no gimu da to kangaeta kara datta.
The soldiers knew that Johnson had turned down a chance to be a regimental commander early in the fighting in order to stay with the battalion when it was new to combat, because he felt obligated to the men he had brought over.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 战斗 (zhàndòu)
Korean: 전투 (jeontu)

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