See also: 削减

ChineseEdit

 
to reduce; to pare (away); to cut (down)
to reduce; to pare (away); to cut (down); to scrape
 
to lower; to decrease; to reduce
to lower; to decrease; to reduce; to subtract; to diminish
trad. (削減)
simp. (削减)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

削減

  1. to cut down; to reduce; to lower; to decrease; to cut; to curtail
    削減污物排放 / 削减污物排放  ―  xuējiǎn wūwù páifàng  ―  to reduce the disposal of pollutants

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
さく
Grade: S
げん
Grade: 5
on’yomi

NounEdit

削減(さくげん) (sakugen

  1. reduction, downsizing, curtailment
    歳出(さいしゅつ)削減(さくげん)財政再建(ざいせいさいけん)不可欠(ふかけつ)である。
    Saishutsu sakugen wa zaisei saiken ni fukaketsu dearu.
    Cutting spending is essential to balancing the budget.

VerbEdit

削減(さくげん)する (sakugen surusuru (stem 削減(さくげん) (sakugen shi), past 削減(さくげん)した (sakugen shita))

  1. reduction, downsizing, curtailment
  2. reduce, downsize, cut, curtail
    歳出(さいしゅつ)削減(さくげん)しないのであれば増税(ぞうぜい)はやむを()ない。
    Saishutsu o sakugen shinai nodeareba zōzei wa yamu o enai.
    Tax increases are inevitable if spending doesn't go down.

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.