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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 損失 (sonshitsu)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 損失 (sonshitsu)

Kana: そんしつ
Kanji: 損失
Romaji: sonshitsu

Type: Noun
Meaning: loss (e.g. assets or profits)
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

わたしはふたたびあの会社に注目した。そして、損失引当金について、経験則から計算をいくつかして、自分が目にした数字に度肝を抜かれた。
watashi wa futatabi ano kaisha ni chuumoku shita. soshite, sonshitsu hikiatekin ni tsuite, keikensoku kara keisan o ikutsuka shite, jibun ga me ni shita suuji ni dogimo o nukareta.
I looked again at that company and was startled by what I saw after a few rule-of-thumb calculations about loss reserves.
***度肝を抜く (dogimo o nuku): to knock or scare someone out of his or her wits

集まった人々は皆、損失の削減やリスクが大きい申込者の排除、貸し倒れの償却、処理のスピードアップといったことばかりに目が向いているようだった。
atsumatta hitobito wa minna, sonshitsu no sakugen ya risuku ga ookii moushikomisha no haijo, kashidaore no shoukyaku, shori no supiido appu to itta koto bakari ni me ga muite iru you datta.
Their whole focus seemed to be on reducing losses, eliminating high-risk applicants, purging bad debt, and speeding up the process.

損失 (sonshitsu)

五十歳にして、小林はようやく自分の損失の棚卸しをはじめたのだ。
gojuusai ni shite, kobayashi wa youyaku jibun no sonshitsu no tanaoroshi o hajimeta no da.
At age fifty, Kobayashi was just beginning to take stock of his losses.

最終的には数百万ドルの損失で片がついたものの、それは保険会社絡みの厄介ごとの第一弾にすぎなかった。
saishuuteki ni wa suuhyaku man doru no sonshitsu de kata ga suita mono no, sore wa hoken kaisha garami no yakkaigoto no daiichidan ni suginakattta.
Although the final tab had settled into a couple of miserable millions, this was only the first of a series of problems with the insurance companies.
***片がつく (kata ga tsuku): to settle (a problem)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 损失 (sǔnshī)
Korean: 손실 (sonsil)

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