猶予

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 3

Etymology[edit]

(ゆう, : “hesitate”) + (よ, yo: “time to spare”)

Noun[edit]

猶予 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 猶豫, hiragana ゆうよ, romaji yūyo)

  1. An act of hesitation.
    地球の温暖化は一刻の猶予もならない状況だ。
    ちきゅうのおんだんかはいっこくのゆうよもならないじょうきょうだ。
    Chikyū no ondanka ha ikkoku no yūyo mo naranai jōkyō da.
    The situation of global warming do not have a capacity of our hesitation.
  2. An act of extending a time limit such as paying a debt, a stay of execution, etc; a postponement, a grace, a delay, a suspension.
    保険料の払込みが停滞し払込猶予期間が経過すると、契約は失効します。
    ほけんりょうのはらいこみがていたいしはらいこみゆうよきかんがけいかすると、けいやくはしっこうします。
    Hokenryō no haraikomi ga teitai shi haraikomi-yūyo-kikan ga keika suruto, keiyaku wa shikkō shimasu.
    The insurance contract lapses if the premium payment is delayed and the payment period of grace passes.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (an act of extending a time limit): 延長 (enchō)

Compounds[edit]

Verb[edit]

猶予 + する (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 猶豫, hiragana ゆうよする, romaji yūyo suru)

  1. extend, defer, delay
  2. hesitate

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