約束

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Chinese[edit]

 
appointment; agreement; to arrange; to restrict; approximately; weigh
 
bunch; (a measure word); to bind; to control
trad. (約束)
simp. (约束)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

約束

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) to restrict; to restrain
  2. (literary) to agree upon; to appoint; to settle on

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Noun[edit]

約束

  1. restriction, constraint

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
やく
Grade: 4
そく
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

約束 ‎(hiragana やくそく, romaji yakusoku)

  1. a promise
  2. an appointment or social engagement (the meeting itself)
  3. a convention; something that is conventional
  4. something that is preordained

Verb[edit]

約束 + する ‎(hiragana やくそくする, romaji yakusoku suru)

  1. to promise, make a promise
  2. make an appointment or engagement
  3. be predestined, wait

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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.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

約束 ‎(yaksok) ‎(hangeul 약속)

  1. Hanja form? of 약속, “promise”.