ChineseEdit

 
to defend; to protect; to insure or guarantee
to defend; to protect; to insure or guarantee; to maintain; hold or keep; to guard
to block; to hinder; to obstruct
simp. and trad.
(保障)

EtymologyEdit

Attestable in ancient Chinese texts.

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

保障

  1. to assure; to provide guarantee
  2. to defend; to protect

SynonymsEdit

  • (to assure):
  • (to protect):

NounEdit

保障

  1. guarantee; assurance
    安全保障  ―  ānquán bǎozhàng  ―  security assurance
  2. protection; defense

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
しょう
Grade: 6
on’yomi

NounEdit

()(しょう) (hoshō

  1. guarantee
  2. warranty

VerbEdit

()(しょう)する (hoshō surusuru (stem ()(しょう) (hoshō shi), past ()(しょう)した (hoshō shita))

  1. guarantee, endorse, assure

ConjugationEdit