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訴える, うったえる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
1. to raise, to bring to (someone's attention)
See 理性に訴える
2. to appeal to (reason, emotions, etc.), to work on (one's emotions), to play on (one's sympathies)
3. to complain
4. to sue (a person), to take someone to court
See 暴力に訴える
5. to resort to (e.g. arms, violence)
国際紛争解決のために武力に訴えてはならない。
争い訴える, あらそいうったえる
Ichidan verb
to accuse, to rise up in judgment against (judgement)
暴力に訴える, ぼうりょくにうったえる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to resort to violence
あなたは決して暴力に訴えてはならない。
理性に訴える, りせいにうったえる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to appeal to one's reason
私たちは暴力に頼るのではなく、理性に訴えるべきだ。
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