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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 退職 (taishoku)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 退職 (taishoku)

Kana: たいしょく
Kanji: 退職
Romaji: taishoku

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: retirement, resignation
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

皆退職したか、別の職に変わっていた。
minna taishoku shita ka, betsu no shoku ni kawatte ita.
They had all been pensioned, or had passed on to some other employment.

まあ、中佐くらいまでなら昇進できるだろうし、20年も従軍したら半額の恩給を受けて退職するのが普通だと言われてもいた。
maa, chuusa kurai made nara shoushin dekiru darou shi, nijuunen mo juugun shitara hangaku no onkyuu o ukete taishoku suru no ga futsuu da to iwarete mo ita.
Count on maybe becoming a lieutenant colonel and retiring with twenty years of service at half pay, I was told.

退職 (taishoku)

ベビーブーム世代が退職年齢に達するにつれて、毎年、学区は経験豊かな教員を失っており、次の10年には増大する入学者数に対応するだけで200万人の教員を補充する必要がある。
bebiibuumu sedai ga taishoku nenrei ni tassuru ni tsurete, maitoshi, gakku wa keiken yutaka na kyouin o ushinatte ori, tsugi no juunen ni wa zoudai suru nyuugakushasuu ni taiou suru dake de ni hyaku man nin no kyouin o hojuu suru hitsuyou ga aru.
Each year, school districts are hemorrhaging experienced teachers as the Baby Boomers reach retirement, and two million teachers must be recruited in the next decade just to meet the needs of rising enrollment.

高齢者が路上で餓死してかまわないというなら話は別だが、なんらかの形で彼らの退職金をまかなわなくてはなるまい。
koureisha ga rojou de gashi shite kamawanai to iu nara hanashi wa betsu da ga, nanraka no katachi de karera no taishokukin o makanawanakute wa naru mai.
Unless we’re willing to see seniors starve on the street, we’re going to have to cover their retirement expenses one way or another.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 退休 (tuìxiū)
Korean: 퇴직 (toejig)

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