臨機応変

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
りん
Grade: 6

Grade: 4
おう
Grade: 5
へん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

臨機応変 (hiragana りんきおうへん, romaji rinkiōhen)

  1. a manner that shows flexibility in response to what the situation demands; to play it by ear, to see which way the wind blows