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Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
high officialhaut fonctionnairehoher Beamter, hoher Regierungsbeamter, Würdenträger, hohes Amt

ON: コウKUN: たか.い, たか, -だか, たか.まる, たか.める
tall, high, expensive

ON: カン
bureaucrat, the government

Example sentences
このスキャンダルで一部の高官が罷免される可能性がある。Parts: 此の (この), スキャンダル, 一部 (いちぶ), 高官 (こうかん), 罷免 (ひめん), 為れる (される), 可能性 (かのうせい), 有る (ある)The scandal could lead to the firing of some senior officials.

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