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Learn JLPT N1 Vocabulary: 権力 (kenryoku)

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Kana: けんりょく
Kanji: 権力
Romaji: kenryoku

Type: Noun; adj-no

Meaning: (political) power; authority; influence

Example sentences:

その人たちは金持になり権力を持ったというのか?
sono hitotachi wa kanemochi ni nari kenryoku o motta to iu no ka.
Are these people so rich and powerful?

少しでも権力を得るためには、あいつは何でもやると思います。
sukoshi demo kenryoku o eru tame ni wa, aitsu wa nandemo yaru to omoimasu.
I think he’d do anything for a bit of power.

権力 (kenryoku)

服部は権力の味を覚え、自信をつけてきた。
hattori wa kenryoku no aji o oboe, jishin o tsukete kita.
He’s become fond of power now, and much more confident.

彼は二度と権力を取り戻すことができなくなるかもしれん。
kare wa nido to kenryoku o torimodosu koto ga dekinakunaru kamoshiren.
He may never return to power again.

Similar words:

権 (ken); 権能 (kennou)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 权力 (quánlì)
Korean: 권력 (gwonlyeog)

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