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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 武装 (busou)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 武装 (busou)

Kana: ぶそう
Kanji: 武装
Romaji: busou

Type: Noun, のadjective, するverb
Meaning: arms, armament
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

イエメンは、地球上で最も武装率が高く、最も識字率が低い国の一つだ。
iemen wa, chikyuujou de motto mo busouritsu ga takaku, motto mo shikijiritsu ga hikui kuni no hitotsu da.
Yemen’s population is one of the most heavily armed and least literate on earth.

階段では数人の客があわてて飛びのいて壁に張り付き、武装した黒装束の男たちがすさまじい勢いで通り過ぎるのを見送った。
kaidan de wa suunin no kyaku ga awatete tobinoite kabe ni haritsuki, busou shita kuroshouzoku no otokotachi ga susamajii ikioi de toorisugiru no o miokutta.
In the stairwell, several departing passengers leaped out of the way, plastering themselves to the walls as the phalanx of armed men in black thundered past them.

武装 (busou)

この暴力的な弾圧に対抗して、抗議は武装した反乱と化した。
kono bouryokuteki na dan’atsu ni taikou shite, kougi wa busou shita hanran to kashita.
In response to this violent crackdown, protests morphed into armed rebellion.

ジャンク債で武装した乗っ取り屋は、敵対的買収に専念し、のうのうとしている企業に突然忍び寄って、なにもかもむしりとった。
jankusai de busou shita nottoriya wa, tekitaiteki baishuu ni sennen shi, nounou to shite iru kigyou ni totsuzen shinobiyotte, nanimo kamo mushiri totta.
Corporate raiders armed with junk bonds, intent on hostile takeovers whose goal was to pluck a company clean, suddenly stalked companies that had been waddling along complacently.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 武装 (wǔzhuāng)
Korean: 무장 (mujang)

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