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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 譲歩 (jouho)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 譲歩 (jouho)

Kana: じょうほ
Kanji: 譲歩
Romaji: jouho

Type: Noun, のadjective, するverb
Meaning: concession, conciliation, compromise
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

そのため、双方にとって、断念するのも譲歩するのも困難になった。
sono tame, souhou ni totte, dannen suru no mo jouho suru no mo konnan ni natta.
That made it very hard for either one to climb down or compromise.

一方で、誠意を見せるため、ブラウンはある譲歩案を示した。
ippou de, seii o miseru tame, buraun wa aru jouhoan o shimeshita.
To show his own good faith, though, Brown made a concession as well.

譲歩 (jouho)

では、いったいなぜこういう人たちが、容赦がなく、譲歩をせず、不誠実で、ときに夜のニュースに出てくるような卑劣な人間に見えるのか?
dewa, ittai naze kou iu hitotachi ga, yousha ga naku, jouho o sezu, fuseijitsu de, toki ni yoru no nyuusu ni dete kuru you na hiretsu na ningen ni mieru no ka?
So what happened to make these men and women appear as the grim, uncompromising, insincere, and occasionally mean characters that populate our nightly news?

私はほかの誰よりも早く、現実への譲歩というふれこみで採られた方針が一番うまくいかなかったことに気がついた。
watashi wa hoka no dare yori mo hayaku, genjitsu e no jouho to iu furekomi de torareta houshin ga ichiban umaku ikanakatta koto ni ki ga tsuita.
I noticed earlier than most that the very policies adopted as concessions to reality were also the least successful.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 让步 (ràngbù)
Korean: 양보 (yangbo)

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