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Noun (futsuumeishi)
chief, head (of an office, of a laboratory)directeur, dirigeantDirektor, Leiter, Vorsteher

ON: ショKUN: ところ, -ところ, どころ, とこ

ON: チョウKUN: なが.い, おさ
long, leader

Example sentences
所長が出かけている間、事務所の責任者は誰になるのですか。Parts: 所長 (しょちょう), 出かける (でかける), (あいだ), 事務所 (じむしょ), 責任者 (せきにんしゃ), (だれ), になる, のだ (んです)Who is in charge of the office while the boss is away?

所長はその方法は不適当だと断言した。Parts: 所長 (しょちょう), 其の (その), 方法 (ほうほう), 不適当 (ふてきとう), 断言 (だんげん)The chief pronounced that the technique was inadequate.
Der Leiter beteuerte, dass diese Methode unangemessen ist.

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