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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 高める (takameru)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 高める (takameru)

Kana: たかめる
Kanji: 高める
Romaji: takameru

Type: Verb
Meaning: to raise, to lift, to boost, to enhance
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

党派性のない選挙区割りと同日実施と週末実施は、どれも選挙の競争性を高めてより多くの有権者の参加をうながすだろう。
touhasei no nai senkyo kuwari to doujitsu jisshi to shuumatsu jisshi wa, dore mo senkyo no kyousousei o takamete yori ooku no yuukensha no sanka o unagasu darou.
Nonpartisan districting, same-day registration, and weekend elections would all increase the competitiveness of races and might spur more participation from the electorate.

この契約は、リスクと報酬を共有するシステムは市場の機能を高めることができるという理解にも支えられていた。
kono keiyaku wa, risuku to houshuu o kyouyuu suru shisutemu wa ichiba no kinou o takameru koto ga dekiru to iu rikai ni mo sasaerarete ita.
This compact also rested on an understanding that a system of sharing risks and rewards can actually improve the workings of the market.

高める (takameru)

過去50年の間に西太平洋地域は飛躍的に経済力を高めたが、軍事力を高めてはいない。
kako gojuu nen no aida ni nishi taiheiyou chiiki wa hiyakuteki ni keizairyoku o takameta ga, gunjiryoku o takamete wa inai.
Over the course of the last fifty years, the western Pacific has dramatically increased its economic power, but not its military power.

競争力のある地方の通信キャリアが、能力を高め、同等の会社と張り合って営業にはげんだ。
kyousouryoku no aru chihou no tsuushin kyaria ga, nouryoku o takame, doutou no kaisha to hariatte eigyou ni hagenda.
It allowed competitive local exchange carriers to build their own capacities and sell in competition with each other.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 提高 (tígāo)
Korean: 높이다 (nop-ida)

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