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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 雇用 (koyou)

Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 雇用 (koyou)

Kana: こよう
Kanji: 雇用
Romaji: koyou

Type: Noun, するverb
Meaning: employment (long term), hire
JLPT level: N1

Example sentences:

ミドルクラスの仕事の創出に、大企業はたしかに重要だが、現実には雇用や解雇の大半は中小企業によって行われている。
midoru kurasu no shigoto no soushutsu ni, daikigyou wa tashika ni juuyou da ga, genjitsu ni wa koyou ya kaiko no taihan wa chuushou kigyou ni yotte okonawarete iru.
While big business is certainly important for creating middle-class jobs, the fact is that small and medium-size businesses really do the majority of hiring and firing.

ピラミッド建設用に石を運ぶ人々に雇用をあたえるのはすばらしいことだと考える人々もいます。
piramiddo kensetsuyou ni ishi o hakobu hitobito ni koyou o ataeru no wa subarashii koto da to kangaeru hitobito mo imasu.
There are people who would think it’s great that you’re giving employment to the people who are tugging the slabs for the pyramid.

雇用 (koyou)

瀕死の産業での解雇が容易な反面、五年前には存在すら予測できなかったような新興産業での雇用も容易だ。
hinshi no sangyou de no kaiko ga youi na hanmen, go nen mae ni wa sonzai sura yosoku dekinakatta you na shinkou sangyou de no koyou mo youi da.
The easier it is to fire someone in a dying industry, the easier it is to hire someone in a rising industry that no one knew would exist five years earlier.

政府や企業の任務は、すべての人間に終身雇用を保証することではない。そういう時代は終わった。
seifu ya kigyou no ninmu wa, subete no ningen ni shuushin koyou o hoshou suru koto de wa nai. sou iu jidai wa owatta.
The job of government and business is not to guarantee anyone a lifetime job—those days are over.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 雇用 (gùyòng)
Korean: 고용 (goyong)

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