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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 腐敗 (fuhai)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 腐敗 (fuhai)

Kana: ふはい
Kanji: 腐敗
Romaji: fuhai

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: decomposition, putrefaction, putrescence, spoilage, corruption, degeneracy, decay, depravity
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

この二国では、個人の権利は軍の将軍たちの自制心や腐敗官僚の気まぐれに左右されている。
kono ni koku de wa, kojin no kenri wa gun no shouguntachi no jiseishin ya fuhai kanryou no kimagure ni sayuu sarete iru.
In these two countries, individual rights are almost entirely subject to the self-restraint of army generals or the whims of corrupt bureaucrats.

地域全体の、あらゆるレベル、とくにトップで腐敗が横行していた。
chiiki zentai no, arayuru reberu, toku ni toppu de fuhai ga oukou shite ita.
Across the region corruption at every level, especially at the top, was rampant.

彼は腐敗にまみれ、強権的ではあったが、一方でアルカイダと戦うことを確約し、問題の多い自国をまとめることも約束していた。
kare wa fuhai ni mamire, kyoukenteki de wa atta ga, ippou de arukaida to tatakau koto o kakuyaku shi, mondai no ooi jikoku o matomeru koto mo yakusoku shite ita.
He was corrupt and autocratic, but he was also committed to fighting al Qaeda and keeping his fractious country together.

最近の報道がまちがっていなければ、こういう腐敗は完全に消えたわけではない。
saikin no houdou ga machigatte inakereba, kou iu fuhai wa kanzen ni kieta wake de wa nai.
If recent news reports are accurate, these ranker forms of corruption have not gone away entirely.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 腐败 (fǔbài)
Korean: 부패 (bupae)

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