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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 阻止 (soshi)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 阻止 (soshi)

Kana: そし
Kanji: 阻止
Romaji: soshi

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: obstruction, check, hindrance, prevention, impediment, interdiction, preemption, blocking
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

機会があったあのときに、阻止すべきだった。
kikai ga atta ano toki ni, soshi subeki datta.
I should have stopped him right then when I had the chance.

そうなる前にわれわれが阻止しなければ、大惨事になりかねない。
sou naru mae ni wareware ga soshi shinakereba, daisanji ni narikanenai.
Unless we can stop that from happening, the results will be catastrophic.

阻止 (soshi)

阻止するのに手を貸してもらうよ。その男はこの国が二度と立ち直れないような大打撃を与えうる。
soshi suru noni te o kashite morau yo. sono otoko wa kono kuni ga nido to tachinaorenai you na daidageki o ataeuru.
You will help me stop this man. He has the potential to bring about a cataclysm from which this country might not recover.

ポーランド軍は、数字上からすれば敵の攻撃を阻止するに足る大兵力だった。
poorandogun wa, suujijou kara sureba teki no kougeki o soshi suru ni taru dai heiryoku datta.
The Poles had large enough fores to hold up the striking force launched against them.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 阻止 (zúzhǐ)
Korean: 저지 (jeoji)

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