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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
reform, reformation, innovationamélioration, réformeрефо́рмаErneuerung, Reform, Reformation, Umgestaltung, Umbildung, Reorganisation, Renovation, Neuordnung, Revision

ON: カイKUN: あらた.める, あらた.まる
reformation, change, modify, mend, renew, examine, inspect, search

ON: カクKUN: かわ
leather, skin, reform, become serious

Example sentences
「冬の時代」が大学改革の起爆剤となってくれればと思う。Parts: (ふゆ), 時代 (じだい), 大学 (だいがく), 改革 (かいかく), 起爆剤 (きばくざい), となる, 呉れる (くれる), 思う (おもう)So-called "winter time" is expected to enhance the college reform.

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