挑発

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちょう
Grade: S
はつ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

挑発 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 挑發, hiragana ちょうはつ, romaji chōhatsu)

  1. provocation
    核開発 (かくかいはつ)挑発 (ちょうはつ)行為 (こうい)だ。
    kaku kaihatsu wa chōhatsu kōi da.
    Nuclear development is an act of provocation.

Verb[edit]

挑発 + する (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 挑發, hiragana ちょうはつする, romaji chōhatsu suru)

  1. to provoke
    軍拡 (ぐんかく)敵国 (てきこく)挑発 (ちょうはつ)する。
    gunkaku wa tekikoku o chōhatsu suru.
    Military expansion provokes enemy states.

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