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Noun (futsuumeishi)
government worker, public servant, civil servantfonctionnaireBeamter, Staatsbeamter, Bürokrat, Bürokratie

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

ON: KUN: つと.める
task, duties

ON: イン
employee, member, number, the one in charge

Example sentences
彼は20年前、大学を卒業するとすぐに公務員になった。Parts: (かれ), (ねん), (まえ), 大学 (だいがく), 卒業 (そつぎょう), 直ぐに (すぐに), 公務員 (こうむいん), になるHe entered civil service 20 years ago right after college.

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