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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 率いる (hikiiru)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 率いる (hikiiru)

Kana: ひきいる
Kanji: 率いる
Romaji: hikiiru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to lead, to spearhead (a group), to command (troops)
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

メイタッグ社の工場で労働組合を率いる一団に会うためだ。
meitaggusha no koujou de roudou kumiai o hikiiru ichidan ni au tame da.
I’d gone to meet with a group of union leaders from the Maytag plant.

こういう傾向が初めて見えてきた90年代の前半から、ビル・クリントン率いる民主党が新しい経済に取り組んで、自由貿易と財政規律と教育改革を促進し、労働者が将来の価値や収入の高い仕事を求めて競争できるような訓練をうながしてきた。
kou iu keikou ga hajimete miete kita kyuujuu nendai no zenhan kara, biru kurinton hikiiru minshutou ga atarashii keizai ni torikunde, jiyuu boueki to zaisei kiritsu to kyouiku kaikaku o sokushin shi, roudousha ga shourai no kachi ya shuunyuu no takai shigoto o motomete kyousou dekiru you na kunren o unagashite kita.
Since the early nineties, when these trends first began to appear, one wing of the Democratic Party—led by Bill Clinton—has embraced the new economy, promoting free trade, fiscal discipline, and reforms in education and training that will help workers to compete for the high-value, high-wage jobs of the future.

率いる (hikiiru)

彼はわたしを率いて東へ進み、アーチ型の通路を抜けて、一段と壮麗な空間に踏み込んだ。
kare wa watashi o hikiite higashi e susumi, aachigata no tsuuro o nukete, ichidan to sourei na kuukan ni fumikonda.
He pressed on, leading me eastward, through a vaulted archway, into a far grander space.

戦闘でアメリカ兵を率いる歴戦の佐官よりも貴重なものとはいったいなんだ。
sentou de amerika hei o hikiiru rekisen no sakan yori mo kichou na mono to haitta inan da.
What in the hell is more valuable than battle-tested officers leading American troops in combat?

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 率领 (shuàilǐng)
Korean: 인솔하다 (insolhada)

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