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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 消滅 (shoumetsu)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 消滅 (shoumetsu)

Kana: しょうめつ
Kanji: 消滅
Romaji: shoumetsu

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: extinction, extinguishment, disappearance, vanishing, termination, lapse, annihilation
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

彼は株を、自分ではなく妻の株を、売りはじめ、やがて持ち主の半分が消滅した。
kare wa kabu o, jibun de wa naku tsuma no kabu o, urihajime, yagate mochinushi no hanbun ga shoumetsu shita.
He began selling—his wife’s shares, not his own—until half their shares were gone.

物理科学への投資は増えていないか、あるいは消滅されている。
butsuri kagaku e no toushi wa fuete inai ka, aruiwa shoumetsu sarete iru.
We are either flat-lining, or in real dollars cutting back our investments in physical science.

消滅 (shoumetsu)

なぜ、彼らは「コスト消滅」を自分たちでやらなかったのか、それを考えるべきだ。
naze, karera wa kosuto shoumetsu o jibuntachi de yaranakatta no ka, sore o kangaeru beki da.
You have to ask the question, why didn’t they do this “cost-cutting” themselves?

業績をあげなかった人々のボーナスが消滅されなかったという事実を問題にしたのだ。
gyouseki o agenakatta hitobito no boonasu ga shoumetsu sarenakatta to iu jijitsu o mondai ni shita no da.
I objected even more to the fact that other people did not get bonuses for their lack of performance.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 消灭 (xiāomiè)
Korean: 소멸 (somyeol)

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