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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 抑圧 (yokuatsu)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 抑圧 (yokuatsu)

Kana: よくあつ
Kanji: 抑圧
Romaji: yokuatsu

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: check, restraint, oppression, suppression
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

このような動乱に慣れっこになってしまった地域における、おなじみの抑圧のサイクルだと多くの専門家はみなしていた。
kono you na douran ni narekko ni natte shimatta chiiki ni okeru, onajimi no yokuatsu no saikuru da to ooku no senmonka wa minashite ita.
Most observers saw it as yet another example of a familiar cycle of repression in a region that had become numb to such convulsions.

わが国の歴史を振り返れば確信が持てるはずだ。抑圧的な国営経済か無秩序で容赦のない資本主義かの選択しかないわけではないと。
wagakuni no rekishi o furikaereba kakushin ga moteru hazu da. yokuatsuteki na kokuei keizai ka muchitsujo de yousha no nai shihon shugika no sentaku shika nai wake de wa nai to.
Our history should give us confidence that we don’t have to choose between an oppressive, government-run economy and a chaotic and unforgiving capitalism.

地域間の緊張は高まったが、中央政府はうまく調整を図り、どの地域の支配を失うこともなく、過度の抑圧で反乱を招くこともなく、統治を続けた。
chiikikan no kinchou wa takamatta ga, chuuou seifu wa umaku chousei o hakari, dono chiiki no shihai o ushinau koto mo naku, kado no yokuatsu de hanran o maneku koto mo naku, touchi o tsuzuketa.
Tensions between the regions increased, but the government maintained its balance and continued to rule, without losing control of any of the regions and without having to risk generating revolt by being excessively repressive.

中国の知識労働者が、アメリカ人と同等の世界的な市場性がある伎倆を持っていたにもかかわらず、賃金がひどく低かったのは、抑圧された経済に閉じ込められていたからだ。
chuugoku no chishiki roudousha ga, amerikajin to doutou no sekaiteki na shijousei ga aru giryou o motte ita nimo kakawarazu, chingin ga hidoku hikukatta no wa, yokuatsu sareta keizai ni tojikomerarete ita kara da.
The wages for the Chinese knowledge workers were so low because, although their skills were marketable globally like those of their American counterparts, they were trapped inside a stifled economy.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 压抑 (yāyì)
Korean: 억압 (eog-ab)

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