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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 系統 (keitou)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 系統 (keitou)

Kana: けいとう
Kanji: 系統
Romaji: keitou

Type: Noun
Meaning: system; lineage; ancestry; family line; group (e.g. of colors) (colours); family (e.g. of languages); party; school (of thought); close (evolutionary) relationship; a population sharing a common ancestor (in genetics); strain (e.g. bacterial)
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

そこで、電力系統を専門とするテクノロジー企業になった。
soko de, denryoku keitou o senmon to suru tekunorojii kigyou ni natta.
So we became a technology company specializing in power systems.

明確な指揮統制系統のもとで、ひとつの戦略を全員が協力して実行に移さなければ、危険な混乱に陥りかねない。
meikaku na shiki tousei keitou no moto de, hitotsu no senryaku o zen’in ga kyouryoku shite jikkou ni utsusanakereba, kiken na konran ni ochiirikanenai.
Unless there are clear lines of command and control, with everyone working together to implement the same strategy, it can devolve into dangerous confusion.

系統 (keitou)

アメリカはヨーロッパ諸国が行っていた系統的な植民地化の手法にならわず、戦略的に重要と判断した国々への内政干渉についてはあらゆる抑制を捨てた。
amerika wa yooroppa shokoku ga okonatte ita keitouteki na shokuminchika no shuhou ni narawazu, senryakuteki ni juuyou to handan shita kuniguni e no naisei kanshou ni tsuite wa arayuru yokusei o suteta.
America would never pursue the systematic colonization practiced by European nations, but it shed all inhibitions about meddling in the affairs of countries it deemed strategically important.

軍隊では、誰が責任者であるのか全員が知っているし、責任者は常にひとりしかいない。この指揮命令系統に従ってすべてが進められる。
guntai de wa, dare ga sekininsha de aru no ka zen’in ga shitte iru shi, sekininsha wa tsune ni hitori shika inai. kono shiki meirei keitou ni shitagatte subete ga susumerareru.
My military training rested on the concept of the chain of command where everyone knows who is in charge and where only one person at a time can be in charge.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 系统 (xìtǒng)
Korean: 계통 (gyetong)

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