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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 減少 (genshou)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 減少 (genshou)

Kana: げんしょう
Kanji: 減少
Romaji: genshou

Type: Noun, のadjective, するverb
Meaning: decrease, reduction, decline
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

国務省が2001年に発給した外国人学生ビザの数は、前年度より20パーセント減少し、その後も低下していた。
kokumushou ga nisen ichi nen ni hakkyuu shita gaikokujin gakusei biza no kazu wa, zennendo yori nijuppaasento genshou shi, sono ato mo teika shite ita.
The U.S. State Department issued 20 percent fewer visas for foreign students in 2001 than in 2000, and the rate fell further in subsequent years.

彼は従業員のためのキャンディーの取り分を、利益の減少に相当する分だけ削ることを求めた。
kare wa juugyouin no tame no kyandii no toribun o, rieki no genshou ni soutou suru bun dake kezuru koto o motometa.
He wanted the employees’ share of candy trimmed by exactly the amount that earnings had declined.

減少 (genshou)

また再就職した労働者の四分の一が、収入が30パーセント以上減少している。
mata sai shuushoku shita roudousha no yonbun no ichi ga, shuunyuu ga sanjuppaasento ijou genshou shite iru.
A quarter of workers who lost their jobs and were reemployed saw their income fall thirty percent or more.

物理学と数学とエンジニアリング科学に対する政府の補助金は、国内総生産の一パーセント減少した。
butsurigaku to suugaku to enjiniaringu kagaku ni tai suru seifu no hojokin wa, kokunai souseisan no ichi paasento genshou shita.
Federal funding for the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences has declined as a percentage of GDP.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 减少 (jiánshǎo)
Korean: 감소 (gamso)

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