阻止

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Chinese[edit]

to hinder; to block; to obstruct to stop; prohibit; till
simp. and trad.
(阻止)

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阻止

  1. to stop; to prevent; to convince not to

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: 2
kan’on on’yomi
Alternative spelling
沮止

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Middle Chinese 阻止 (MC tsrjoX|tsrjoH tsyiX). First attested in 1827.[1]

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Noun[edit]

()() (soshi

  1. blocking, thwarting, prevent, hindrance, impedance or impediment
    Synonym: 阻む (habamu)
    Antonyms: (promotion) 推進 (suishin), (assistance) 後押し (atooshi)

Verb[edit]

()()する (soshi surutransitive suru (stem ()() (soshi shi), past ()()した (soshi shita))

  1. to block, to thwart, to prevent, to impede, to hinder something
    法案(ほうあん)阻止(そし)する
    hōan o soshi suru
    to block a bill
    (みず)不足(ふそく)都市(とし)成長(せいちょう)阻止(そし)する
    mizu no fusoku ga toshi no seichō o soshi suru
    the lack of water is impeding the growth of the city
    進展(しんてん)阻止(そし)する
    shinten o soshi suru
    to hinder progress
    戦争(せんそう)勃発(ぼっぱつ)阻止(そし)する
    sensō no boppatsu o soshi suru
    to prevent the outbreak of war

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN