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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 焦点 (shouten)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 焦点 (shouten)

Kana: しょうてん
Kanji: 焦点
Romaji: shouten

Type: Noun, のadjective
Meaning: focus (e.g. photographic), focal point
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

当面の使命は、状況を鎮静化し、地域の焦点をふたたび直接交渉に合わせることだった。
toumen no shimei wa, joukyou o chinseika shi, chiiki no shouten o futatabi chokusetsu koushou ni awaseru koto datta.
The immediate imperative was to defuse the situation and refocus the region on getting to direct negotiations.

アメリカは地域安全を確保して海に乗り出す恐れのある、二番手の地域覇権国に焦点を当てた。
amerika wa chiiki anzen o kakuho shite umi ni noridasu osore no aru, nibante no chiiki haken kuni ni shouten o ateta.
The United States focused on the emergence of secondary, regional hegemons who might develop enough regional security to allow them to begin probing out to sea.

焦点 (shouten)

一週間後、閣議は討議を再開、社会保障予算に焦点をうんと絞った。
isshuukango, kakugi wa tougi o saikai, shakai hoshou yosan ni shouten o unto shibotta.
A week later, Cabinet resumed its discussion and focused closely on social security.

オープンソース・コミュニティは、だいたいにおいてインフラに焦点を絞っている。
oopunsoosu komyuniti wa, daitai ni oite infura ni shouten o shibotte iru.
The open source community is basically focusing on infrastructure.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 焦点 (jiāodiǎn)
Korean: 초점 (chojeom)

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