TAKOBOTO

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公然
Readings
こうぜん
kouzen
Meanings
May take the particle 'no'
'taru' adjective
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
open, public, official, overtmis au grand jour (ex: secret), officiel, publiqueallgemeine Bekanntheit, Offenkundigkeit, Amtlichkeit, Förmlichkeit

Kanji
ON: コウ, クKUN: おおやけ
public, prince, official, governmental

ON: ゼン, ネンKUN: しか, しか.り, しか.し, さ
sort of thing, so, if so, in that case, well

Example sentences
その国は公然と核武装するとおどしている。Parts: 其の (その), (くに), 公然 (こうぜん), 核武装 (かくぶそう), 脅す (おどす)That country has openly threatened to go nuclear.

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