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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 益々 (masumasu)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 益々 (masumasu)

Kana: ますます
Kanji: 益々 / 益益
Romaji: masumasu

Type: Adverb
Meaning: increasingly, more and more, decreasingly (when declining), less and less
JLPT level: N3

Example sentences:

経済がますます不況におちいるにつれ、公共支出増加の新しい要求が出てきた。そのなかには抵抗することが難しいものもあった。
keizai ga masumasu fukyou ni ochiiru ni tsure, koukyou shishutsu zouka no atarashii youkyuu ga dete kita. sono naka ni wa teikou suru koto ga muzukashii mono mo atta.
As the economy sank deeper into recession, there would be fresh demands, some of them difficult to resist.

このようにして安価な製品の輸出攻撃をかけた。ますます多額の融資が行われ、ますます多額の現金が必要とされ、ますます多くの製品が輸出された。
kono you ni shite anka na seihin no yushutsu kougeki o kaketa. masumasu tagaku no yuushi ga okonaware, masumasu tagaku no genkin ga hitsuyou to sare, masumasu ooku no seihin ga yushutsu sareta.
Therefore, low-cost exports surged. More money was lent, more cash was needed, and more exports were sent out.

居座るうちに、この地域の共和国にますます大きな影響を及ぼすようになった。
isuwaru uchi ni, kono chiiki no kyouwakoku ni masumasu ooki na eikyou o oyobosu you ni natta.
As it stayed on, it became more and more influential with the various republics in the region.

今後ますます、富と権力は、三つの基本的な物事を押さえている国、企業、個人のもとで自然に生じるようになる。
kongo masumasu, tomi to kenryoku wa, mitsu no kihonteki na monogoto o osaete iru kuni, kigyou, kojin no moto de shizen ni shoujiru you ni naru.
Wealth and power will increasingly accrue to those countries, companies, individuals, universities, and groups who get three basic things right.

ますます、雪は降ってくるようですな。こりゃまた、ひどく積もりますよ、きっと。
masumasu, yuki wa futte kuru you desu na. korya mata, hidoku tsumorimasu yo, kitto.
More snow coming. A pretty heavy fall too, I should say.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 越发 (yuèfā)
Korean: 점점 (jeomjeom)

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