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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
being in officeBekleiden eines Amtes, Betätigung

ON: ザイKUN: あ.る
exist, outskirts, suburbs, located in

ON: ショク, ソク
post, employment, work

Example sentences
彼は大統領在職中日本を訪れた。Parts: (かれ), 大統領 (だいとうりょう), 在職 (ざいしょく), (ちゅう), 日本 (にほん), 訪れる (おとずれる)Il a visité le Japon pendant qu'il était Président.
He visited Japan while he was President.

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