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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 過剰 (kajou)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 過剰 (kajou)

Kana: かじょう
Kanji: 過剰
Romaji: kajou

Type: Noun, なadjective
Meaning: excess, surplus, over-
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

あの歌手が、自殺と見られる麻薬の過剰摂取によって亡くなった。
ano kashu ga, jisatsu to mirareru mayaku no kajou sesshu ni yotte nakunatta.
That singer died of a drug overdose, a presumed suicide.

政権は過剰とも思える警察力で抗議に対応したが、これは民衆の怒りを煽っただけだった。
seiken wa kajou tomo omoeru keisatsuryoku de kougi ni taiou shita ga, kore wa minshuu no ikari o aotta dake datta.
The regime responded to the protests with excessive police force, which only fueled public outrage.

過剰 (kajou)

民間のシステムは、効率の悪いお役所仕事と際限のない事務処理と負担過剰の保険会社と不満な患者の織り成すバッチワークと化している。
minkan no shisutemu wa, kouritsu no warui oyakusho shigoto to saigen no nai jimu shori to futan kajou no hoken kaisha to fuman na kanja no orinasu bacchi waaku to kashite iru.
The private system has evolved into a patchwork of inefficient bureaucracies, endless paperwork, overburdened providers, and dissatisfied patients.

自信過剰ぶりを示す多数の噂話が流れた。
jishin kajou buri o shimesu tasuu no uwasabanashi ga nagareta.
There were many telltale signs of this overconfidence.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 过剩 (guòshèng)
Korean: 과잉 (gwaing)

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