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Noun (futsuumeishi)
state of things, state of affairs, condition, situation, circumstancesétat des choses, condition, situationситуа́цияLage, Situation, Stand, Verhältnisse, Zustand

ON: ジョウ, セイKUN: なさ.け
feelings, emotion, passion, sympathy, circumstances, facts

ON: セイ, ゼイKUN: いきお.い, はずみ
forces, energy, military strength

ON: ジョウ
status quo, conditions, circumstances, form, appearance

ON: セイ, ゼイKUN: いきお.い, はずみ
forces, energy, military strength

Example sentences
情勢は我々が行動を取ることを必要としている。Parts: 情勢 (じょうせい), 我々 (われわれ), 行動 (こうどう), 取る (とる), (こと), 必要 (ひつよう), とするThe situation calls for our action.

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