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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 軽減 (keigen)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 軽減 (keigen)

Kana: けいげん
Kanji: 軽減
Romaji: keigen

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: abatement, reduction
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

新聞用紙のコスト軽減だけでは、「イブニング・ニュース」の憂鬱は収まらない。
shinbun youshi no kosuto keigen dake de wa, ibuningu nyuusu no yuuutsu wa osamaranai.
Lowering costs alone will not cure the Evening News’s blues.

情報収集プロセスに対し私と担当者で同じ見方になるように、また、担当者の説明責任を軽減してあげるため、私は、次に示す4カ条のルールを設定した。
jouhou shuushuu purosesu ni tai shi watashi to tantousha de onaji mikata ni naru you ni, mata, tantousha no setsumei sekinin o keigen shite ageru tame, watashi wa, tsugi ni shimesu yonkajou no ruuru o settei shita.
Over time I developed for my intelligence staffs a set of four rules to ensure that we saw the process from the same perspective and to take off their shoulders some of the burden of accountability.

軽減 (keigen)

地方レベルで共同作業ができるNGOの力、貧困層が当然あたえられるべきインフラや予算を受取れるようにすれば、貧困の軽減に大きな効果がある。
chihou reberu de kyoudou sagyou ga dekiru enujiioo no chikara, hinkon sou ga touzen ataerareru beki infura ya yosan o uketoreru you ni sureba, hinkon no keigen ni ookina kouka ga aru.
Getting NGOs that can collaborate on the local level to ensure that the poor get the infrastructure and budgets to which they are entitled could have a major impact on poverty alleviation.

ブッシュ政権のこれまでの対応は、こういう傾向のもたらす影響を政府の力で軽減するどころか、むしろその傾向を助長してきた。
busshu seiken no kore made no taiou wa, kou iu keikou no motarasu eikyou o seifu no chikara de keigen suru dokoroka, mushiro sono keikou o jochou shite kita.
Rather than use the government to lessen the impact of these trends, the Bush Administration’s response has been to encourage them.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 缩减 (suōjiǎn)
Korean: 경감 (gyeong-gam)

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