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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 競争 (kyousou)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 競争 (kyousou)

Kana: きょうそう
Kanji: 競争
Romaji: kyousou

Type: Noun, のadjective
Meaning: competition, contest
JLPT level: N4

Example sentences:

われわれは、国内市場に新たに参入してきた数社との激しい競争に直面している。
wareware wa, kokunai shijou ni arata ni sannyuu shite kita suusha to no hageshii kyousou ni chokumen shite iru.
We’re up against fierce competition from several new players in the domestic market.

今のアメリカの若者は、中国やインドやブラジルの若者と競争することになるのを、肝に銘じたほうがいいだろう。
ima no amerika no wakamono wa, chuugoku ya indo ya burajiru no wakamono to kyousou suru koto ni naru no o, kimo ni meijita hou ga ii darou.
Every young American today would be wise to think of himself or herself as competing against every young Chinese, Indian, and Brazilian.
***肝に銘じる (kimo ni meijiru): to be deeply impressed, to take to heart

競争 (kyousou)

自由市場と競争と企業家精神は正しいことだと信じている。
jiyuu shijou to kyousou to kigyouka seishin wa tadashii koto da to shinjite iru.
I believe in the free market, competition, and entrepreneurship.

中国は手ごわい競争相手となるでしょうね。
chuugoku wa tegowai kyousou aite to naru deshou ne.
China will be a strong competitor.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 竞争 (jìngzhēng)
Korean: 경쟁 (gyeongjaeng)

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