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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 社員 (shain)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 社員 (shain)

Kana: しゃいん
Kanji: 社員
Romaji: shain

Type: Noun
Meaning: company employee, company stockholders (esp. in legal contexts), members of a corporation
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

刑法では、社員の行為について企業の立場を弁明するのは難しい。
keihou de wa, shain no koui ni tsuite kigyou no tachiba o benmei suru no wa muzukashii.
The criminal law makes it very difficult to defend corporations against the acts of their employees.

長時間労働をこなす社員に雇い主は金をじゃんじゃん浴びせるかわりに、働いているときは片時も休むことを許さない。
choujikan roudou o konasu shain ni yatoinushi wa kane o janjan abiseru kawari ni, hataraite iru toki wa katatoki mo yasumu koto o yurusanai.
The employers shower the employees with money for working long hours that but in return want every waking second of their time.

社員 (shain)

アヤトは、大企業についてはあまりにも世間知らずだった。取締役を広報担当の社員として雇うのが異常だとは思わなかった。
ayato wa, daikigyou ni tsuite wa amari ni mo seken shirazu datta. torishimariyaku o kouhou tantou no shain toshite yatou no ga ijou da to wa omowanakatta.
Ayato was naive about large corporations, and he saw nothing remarkable in a major company hiring a member of its board of directors to work as a public-affairs spokesperson.

菊井にかかると、このプロセスはいたって簡単なように見えるが、じつはたいへんな技術と修練を必要とするので、彼と社員たちの仕事量は膨大だった。
kikui ni kakaru to, kono purosesu wa itatte kantan na you ni mieru ga, jitsu wa taihen na gijutsu to shuuren o hitsuyou to suru node, kare to shaintachi no shigoto ryou wa boudai datta.
Even though Kikui made the process look effortless, the technique and discipline underlying it actually did involve an enormous amount of work for him and his employees.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 社员 (shèyuán)
Korean: 사원 (sawon)

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