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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 接近 (sekkin)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 接近 (sekkin)

Kana: せっきん
Kanji: 接近
Romaji: sekkin

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: getting closer, drawing nearer, approaching, being not much different, being near (age, skill, etc.), becoming close (i.e. friendly), becoming intimate
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

暗がりに身をひそめたマコトは、台座からそっと顔を出して敵の接近を見守った。
kuragari ni mi o hisometa makoto wa, daiza kara sotto kao o dashite teki no sekkin o mimamotta.
Veiled in shadow, Makoto carefully peered out around the base of the statue and watched his approaching assailants.

われわれは接戦になることは知っていた。しかし、ロビーを出たり入ったりしている間は、票がどのくらい接近しているのかは見当がつかなかった。
wareware wa sessen ni naru koto wa shitte ita. shikashi, robii o detari haittari shite iru ma wa, hyou ga dono kurai sekkin shite iru no ka wa kentou ga tsukanakatta.
We had known the figures would be close, but we had not known how close as we filed in and out of the lobbies.

接近 (sekkin)

隊員たちは大隊の臨時防衛線に接近して二両の米軍戦車を見つけた。
taiintachi wa daitai no rinji boueisen ni sekkin shite niryou no beigun sensha o mitsuketa.
As the troops neared the makeshift battalion perimeter, they spotted two American tanks.

あなたは、攻撃的接近とでもいうのをやってみるんですね。
anata wa, kougekiteki sekkin to demo iu no o yatte mirun desu ne.
You might try what I call the offensive approach.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 接近 (jiējìn)
Korean: 접근 (jeobgeun)

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