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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 弁明 (benmei)

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Kana: べんめい
Kanji: 弁明
Romaji: benmei

Type: noun; verb (弁明する)

Meaning: explanation; excuse; apology; vindication

Example sentences:

いいや、弁明なんかしようとするな。
ii ya, benmei nanka shiyou to suru na.
Oh, don’t try to talk and explain.

リンはどういう路線で弁明を展開しようかと、めまぐるしく知恵を絞った。
rin wa dou iu rosen de benmei o tenkai shiyou ka to, memagurushiku chie o shibotta.
Rin thought rapidly, trying to lay a line of defenses.

弁明に必要な準備にどれほどの日時がかかりますか?
benmei ni hitsuyou na junbi ni dore hodo no nichiji ga kakarimasu ka.
What time do you require to prepare your defence?

君が弁明を求めるべきなのは明広だ。
kimi ga benmei o motomeru beki na nowa akihiro da.
It is of Akihiro that you must demand an explanation.

Similar word:

釈明 (shakumei)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 辩白 (biànbái)
Korean: 변명 (byeonmyeong)

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