利用

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Chinese[edit]

 
advantage; benefit; profit; sharp
to use
simp. and trad.
(利用)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

利用

  1. to use; to utilise
    利用假期時間 [MSC, trad.]
    利用假期时间 [MSC, simp.]
    lìyòng jiàqī de shíjiān bǎ shū dú wán le. [Pinyin]
    He finished reading the book using time from the holiday.
  2. to take advantage of; to make use of; to exploit
    利用 [MSC, trad. and simp.]
    Wǒ bèi tā lìyòng le. [Pinyin]
    I was taken advantage of by him.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
よう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

利用 ‎(hiragana りよう, romaji riyō)

  1. use, usage, utilization, application
  2. exploitation, taking advantage of

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 利用者 ‎(りようしゃ, riyōsha, user)
  • 利用価値 ‎(りようかち, riyōkachi, utility value)

Verb[edit]

利用 + する ‎(hiragana りようする, romaji riyō suru)

  1. use, utilize
  2. exploit, take advantage of

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References[edit]

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