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建て前, 建前, 立て前, 立前, 点て前, 点前, たてまえ, てまえ

  • tatemae,temae


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • face
  • official stance
  • public position or attitude (as opposed to private thoughts)


  • ceremony for the erection of the framework of a house


  • tea ceremony procedures
  • tea ceremony etiquette

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  • This list contains all words and kanji related to the JLPT N1 test. Official word and kanji lists are not available for these tests;...

Examples of 建て前,建前,立て前,立前,点て前,点前,たてまえ,てまえ in a Sentence

少数民族女性雇用促進政策とはいって建前すぎず現状マイノリティー就けるチャンスなどほとんどない Although many pay lip service to the idea of affirmative action, in reality, very few minorities get hired.
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