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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 要請 (yousei)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 要請 (yousei)

Kana: ようせい
Kanji: 要請
Romaji: yousei

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: appeal, call for something, request, claim, demand, axiom
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

私は彼に、新たな建設認可や将来の計画についての発言には慎重になるよう要請した。
watashi wa kare ni, arata na kensetsu ninka ya shourai no keikaku ni tsuite no hatsugen ni wa shinchou ni naru you yousei shita.
I urged him to show restraint when approving new construction or talking about future plans.

三浦が金持ちになると、友人や見ず知らずの他人や慈善団体から寄付の要請が押し寄せた。
miura ga kanemochi ni naru to, yuujin ya mizu shirazu no ta’nin ya jizen dantai kara kifu no yousei ga oshiyoseta.
As Miura became richer, requests for money from friends, strangers, and charities started pouring in.

要請 (yousei)

CEOの報酬に変化をもたらしたのは市場の要請ではない。
shiiiioo no houshuu ni henka o motarashita no wa ichiba no yousei de wa nai.
What accounts for the change in CEO pay is not any market imperative.

彼から何枚か一緒に写真を撮ってもかまわないかと要請があり、わたしたちは握手をして、居合わせたカメラマンの求めに応じ、笑顔を浮かべた。
kare kara nanmaika issho ni shashin o totte mo kamawanai ka to yousei ga ari, watashitachi wa akushu o shite, iawaseta kameraman no motome ni ouji, egao o ukabeta.
He asked me if it would be all right if we took a few photographs together, and we shook hands and smiled for the photographer who was present.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 要求 (yāoqiú)
Korean: 요청 (yocheong)

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