正当化

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Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 正當化 (“to justify; to legitimize; to rationalize”).
(This term, 正当化, is the simplified form of 正當化.)
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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 1
とう
Grade: 2

Grade: 3
kan’on
Alternative spelling
正當化 (kyūjitai)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(せい)(とう)() (seitōka

  1. justification, rationale, warrant
  2. self-justification, presenting one's own deeds or words as reasonable

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Verb[edit]

(せい)(とう)()する (seitōka surusuru (stem (せい)(とう)() (seitōka shi), past (せい)(とう)()した (seitōka shita))

  1. to justify, to rationalize
    • 2014, Ito Makoto, Chugoku no Rekishi Ninshiki, translation of Never Forget National Humiliation by Zheng Wang, page 93:
      中国共産党(ちゅうごくきょうさんとう)一党支配(いっとうしはい)正当化(せいとうか)するための最大(さいだい)のポイントだと()えるのではないだろうか。
      Chūgoku Kyōsantō ga ittō shihai o seitōka suru tame no saidai no pointo da to ieru no de wa nai darō ka.
      That is the main point that the Chinese Communist Party uses to justify one-party rule, is it not?

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