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強硬, きょうこう

  • kyōkō
JLPT LEVEL 1

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • firm
  • vigorous
  • unbending
  • unyielding
  • strong
  • stubborn

Examples of 強硬,きょうこう in a Sentence

The President took a hard line.
He pushed his plan strongly.
The government adopted strong measures to fight inflation.
自分意見強硬主張した
He strongly persisted in arguing his opinion.
U.S. revisionists take a hard-line approach to Japanese relations.
Strong measures should be taken against wrong doers.
私たちはそれ防止する強硬な対策講じた。
We took strong measures to prevent it.

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