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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
public commitment, public promise, campaign pledge, official vowengagement publicöffentliches Versprechen, der Öffentlichkeit gegebenes Wort, (insbes.) Wahlversprechen

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

ON: ヤクKUN: つづ.まる, つづ.める, つづま.やか
promise, approximately, shrink

Example sentences
その無所属候補者は中絶問題を公約からはずしました。Parts: 其の (その), 無所属 (むしょぞく), 候補者 (こうほしゃ), 中絶 (ちゅうぜつ), 問題 (もんだい), 公約 (こうやく), から, 外す (はずす)The independent candidate took the abortion issue off his platform.

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