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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 開放 (kaihou)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 開放 (kaihou)

Kana: かいほう
Kanji: 開放
Romaji: kaihou

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: open, throw open, liberalization, liberalisation
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

アメリカはできるだけ、開放的かつ柔軟でなければならない。
amerika wa dekiru dake, kaihouteki katsu juunan de nakereba naranai.
It is essential that America stays as open and flexible as possible.

社会に関与する、開放的な若いチュニジア人たちを見渡しながら、私はさまざまな例を挙げた。
shakai ni kan’yo suru, kaihouteki na wakai chunijiajintachi o miwatashinagara, watashi wa samazama na rei o ageta.
Looking around at the open and engaged young Tunisians, I rattled off a string of examples.

開放 (kaihou)

外の世界に対して国境を開放するたびに、沿岸部は豊かになるが、内陸部に住む大半の国民は貧困のままに置かれる。
soto no sekai ni tai shite kokkyou o kaihou suru tabi ni, enganbu wa yutaka ni naru ga, nairikubu ni sumu taihan no kokumin wa hinkon no mama ni okareru.
Whenever it opens its borders to the outside world, the coastal region becomes prosperous, but the vast majority of people in the interior remain impoverished.

そこで彼は賭けに出た。中国は国境を開放し国際貿易に従事するが、今度こそは内紛に引き裂かれはしないと。
soko de kare wa kake ni deta. chuugoku wa kokkyou o kaihou shi kokusai boueki ni juuji suru ga, kondo koso wa naifun ni hikisakare wa shinai to.
He therefore gambled. He bet that this time China could open its borders, engage in international trade, and not be torn apart by internal conflict.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 开放 (kāifàng)
Korean: 개방 (gaebang)

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