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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 抑制 (yokusei)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 抑制 (yokusei)

Kana: よくせい
Kanji: 抑制
Romaji: yokusei

Type: Verb
Meaning: control, restraint, suppression, constraint, curtailment, inhibition, check, curb
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

いろいろな人がうぬぼれの抑制を手助けしてくれた。
iroiro na hito ga unubore no yokusei o tedasuke shite kureta.
Others have helped me keep my ego down.

啓蒙思想家たちは、本来自由であった人間が個人の横暴を抑制しつつ自由と幸福を追求するために契約として国家をつくったのではないかと考えた。
keimou shisoukatachi wa, honrai jiyuu de atta ningen ga kojin no oubou o yokusei shitsutsu jiyuu to koufuku o tsuikyuu suru tame ni keiyaku toshite kokka o tsukutta no de wa nai ka to kangaeta.
Enlightenment thinkers suggested that free men would form governments as a bargain to ensure that one man’s freedom did not become another man’s tyranny.

抑制 (yokusei)

公共支出を抑制しようという骨の折れる仕事では、私が期待したほどうまくいかなかった。
koukyou shishutsu o yokusei shiyou to iu hone no oreru shigoto de wa, watashi ga kitai shita hodo umaku ikanakatta.
He proved rather less effective than I had hoped in the grueling task of trying to control public expenditure.

人口増加を抑制しなければ乏しい資源は枯渇し、環境は深刻な打撃を被るだろう。
jinkou zouka o yokusei shinakereba toboshii shigen wa kokatsu shi, kankyou wa shinkoku na dageki o koumuru darou.
Uncontrolled population growth would outstrip scarce resources and devastate the environment.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 抑制 (yìzhì)
Korean: 억제 (eogje)

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