求める

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4

Verb[edit]

求める ‎(ichidan conjugation, hiragana もとめる, romaji motomeru)

  1. to find
    xを求めなさい。
    xをもとめなさい。
    Find the value of x.
  2. to seek, to look for
  3. to desire, to wish
  4. to demand, to sue, to compel
    • 1946, Constitution of Japan
      何人も、公務員の不法行爲により、損害を受けたときは、法律の定めるところにより、國又は公共團體に、その賠償を求めることができる。
      Every person may sue for redress as provided by law from the State or a public entity, in case he has suffered damage through illegal act of any public official. (Article 17)
      刑事被吿人は、すべての證人に對して審問する機會を充分に與へられ、又、公費で自己のために强制的手續により證人を求める權利を有する。
      [The accused] shall be permitted full opportunity to examine all witnesses, and he shall have the right of compulsory process for obtaining witnesses on his behalf at public expense. (Article 37.2)

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