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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 満たす (mitasu)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 満たす (mitasu)

Kana: みたす
Kanji: 満たす
Romaji: mitasu

Type: Verb
Meaning: to satisfy (conditions, one’s appetite, etc.), to meet (e.g. demands), to fulfill, to gratify, to fill (e.g. a cup), to pack, to supply
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

この訪問は本当に必要なのか?私が行けばどう国益が満たされるのか?
kono houmon wa hontou ni hitsuyou na no ka. watashi ga ikeba dou kokueki ga mitasareru no ka.
Is this trip really necessary? What national purpose is served by having me out there?

失業補償を求める労働者が賃金保険の適用を受けるには、三つの基準を満たす必要がある。
shitsugyou hoshou o motomeru roudousha ga chingin hoken no tekiyou o ukeru ni wa, mittsu no kijun o mitasu hitsuyou ga aru.
To qualify for wage insurance, workers seeking compensation for job loss would have to meet three criteria.

満たす (mitasu)

外国から買って必要を満たすことも、外貨の乏しいドイツには不可能であった。
gaikoku kara katte hitsuyou o mitasu koto mo, gaika no toboshii doitsu ni wa fukanou de atta.
Germany could not obtain what it needed by buying supply abroad, since that meant spending more foreign exchange than it could afford.

かくして親たちは子供を育てる必要を、10人ではなく、一人の子供で満たすようになったのである。
kakushite oyatachi wa kodomo o sodateru hitsuyou o, juunin de wa naku, hitori no kodomo de mitasu you ni natta no de aru.
Parents began satisfying their need for nurturing with one child, rather than ten.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 满足 (mǎnzú)
Korean: 채우다 (chaeuda)

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