削減

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
さく
Grade: S
げん
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

削減 (hiragana さくげん, romaji sakugen)

  1. reduction, decrease, downsizing, cut, curtailment
    歳出 (さいしゅつ)削減 (さくげん)財政再建 (ざいせいさいけん)不可欠 (ふかけつ)である。
    saishutsu sakugen wa zaisei saiken ni fukaketsu dearu.
    Cutting spending is essential to balancing the budget.

Antonyms[edit]

  • 増大 (increase, making larger)

Verb[edit]

削減 + する (hiragana さくげんする, romaji sakugen suru)

  1. reduce, decrease, downsize, cut, curtail
    歳出 (さいしゅつ)削減 (さくげん)しないのであれば増税 (ぞうぜい)はやむを ()ない。
    saishutsu o sakugen shinai nodeareba zōzei wa yamu o enai.
    Tax increases are inevitable if spending doesn't go down.

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.