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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 職務 (shokumu)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 職務 (shokumu)

Kana: しょくむ
Kanji: 職務
Romaji: shokumu

Type: Noun
Meaning: professional duties
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

悪い警官役を演じるのは楽しくはなかったが、これも職務の一部だった。
warui keikanyaku o enjiru no wa tanoshiku wa nakatta ga, kore mo shokumu no ichibu datta.
I didn’t enjoy playing the bad cop, but it was part of the job.

ある国には在任中ずっと、職務を利用して私腹を肥やすようなことをせず、近代化を進める努力に心を砕く指導者がいる。
aru kuni ni wa zaininchuu zutto, shokumu o riyou shite shifuku o koyasu you na koto o sezu, kindaika o susumeru doryoku ni kokoro o kudaku shidousha ga iru.
Some countries have leaders who use their time in office to try to drive modernization rather than to personally enrich themselves.

職務 (shokumu)

国としては、彼らの重要な職務を妨害することなく、彼らを守るためにより多くのことをする必要がある。
kuni toshite wa, karera no juuyou na shokumu o bougai suru koto naku, karera o mamoru tame ni yori ooku no koto o suru hitsuyou ga aru.
As a country, we have to do more to protect them, without preventing them from doing their important jobs.

首相という職務は、寝ることさえ贅沢だと思わせるような激務であった。
shushou to iu shokumu wa, neru koto sae zeitaku da to omowaseru you na gekimu de atta.
There was an intensity about the job of being Prime Minister which made sleep seem a luxury.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 职务 (zhíwù)
Korean: 직무 (jigmu)

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