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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 正式 (seishiki)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 正式 (seishiki)

Kana: せいしき
Kanji: 正式
Romaji: seishiki

Type: Noun, のadjective, なadjective
Meaning: due form, official, formality
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

アキラは、これは自分のたっての望みだから、父親として正式に許しを与えてほしいのだと説明した。
akira wa, kore wa jibun no tatte no nozomi dakara, chichioya toshite seishiki ni yurushi o ataete hoshii no da to setsumei shita.
Akira explained that this was his strong desire, and that he was solemnly asking his father’s consent.

運がよくても、正式な審問に呼び出され、おそらくそれがこの仕事の終点となる。
un ga yokute mo, seishiki na shinmon ni yobidasare, osoraku sore ga kono shigoto no shuuten to naru.
If I were lucky, I would face a formal inquiry and probable career termination.

正式 (seishiki)

私の執務室は大部屋の奥の個室で、私とスタッフとのあいだには正式なミーティングに使うエリアがあった。
watashi no shitsumushitsu wa oobeya no oku no koshitsu de, watashi to sutaffu to no aida ni wa seishiki na miitingu ni tsukau eria ga atta.
I worked in a small inner office with a beautiful formal meeting area between me and the office staff.

これはあまりよいスタートではなかったが、会議が火曜日に正式に始まるのに先立ち、私は各国政府の首脳と非常に有益な話し合いをする一日に恵まれた。
kore wa amari yoi sutuuto de wa nakatta ga, kaigi ga kayoubi ni seishiki ni hajimaru no ni sakidachi, watashi wa kakukoku seifu no shunou to hijou ni yuueki na hanashiai o suru ichinichi ni megumareta.
This was not a good start, but I went on to have an extremely useful day of talks with other heads of government before the conference officially began on the Tuesday.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 正式 (zhèngshì)
Korean: 정식 (jeongsig)

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