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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 破壊 (hakai)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 破壊 (hakai)

Kana: はかい
Kanji: 破壊
Romaji: hakai

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: destruction, disruption, (application) crash
JLPT level: N1
Similar word: 破壊者 (hakaisha) – destroyer

Example sentences:

あらゆるビジネスモデルが破壊されつつあります。
arayuru bijinesu moderu ga hakai saretsutsu arimasu.
Every business model is being disrupted.

第二湾岸戦争が始まるすこし前の2003年初頭、国際連合安全保障理事会では大量破壊兵器の問題が繰り返し話し合われていた。
daini wangan sentou ga hajimaru sukoshi mae no nisen sannen shotou, kokusai rengou anzen hoshou rijikai de wa tairyou hakai heiki no mondai ga kurikaeshi hanashiawarete ita.
In early 2003, the period leading up to the Second Gulf War, there were repeated debates on weapons of mass destruction’s issue in the United Nations Security Council.

破壊 (hakai)

創造者がいれば、破壊者もいる。
souzousha ga ireba, hakaisha mo iru.
There are those who create, and those who destroy.

地中から表へ姿を現して、人間界に破壊をもたらすと古くから言われている。
chichuu kara omote e sugata o arawashite, ningenkai ni hakai o motarasu to furuku kara iwarete iru.
Historically, they emerge from the earth and come above ground to wreak havoc in the human world.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 破坏 (pòhuài)
Korean: 파괴 (pagoe)

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