削減

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See also: 削减

Chinese[edit]

 
to reduce; to pare (away); to cut (down); to scrape
 
to lower; to decrease; to reduce; to subtract; to diminish
trad. (削減)
simp. (削减)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

削減

  1. to cut down; to reduce; to lower; to decrease; to cut; to curtail

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, rōmaji sakugen)

  1. reduction, downsizing, 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.

Verb[edit]

削減する (hiragana さくげん, rōmaji sakugen)

  1. reduction, downsizing, curtailment
  2. reduce, 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.

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

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