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水増し
Readings
みずまし
mizumashi
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
Noun or verb acting prenominally
dilution, watering downmajoration

inflation (of budget, claim, etc.), paddingVerdünnung, Verwässerung, Strecken, Aufblasen, Auswalzen, In-die-Höhe-Treiben, Betreiben einer Inflationspolitik
Kanji
ON: スイKUN: みず, みず-
water

ON: ゾウKUN: ま.す, ま.し, ふ.える, ふ.やす
increase, add, augment, gain, promote

Example sentences
あのパブではビールを水増ししているのではないか。Parts: 彼の (あの), パブ, 麦酒 (ばくしゅ), 水増し (みずまし)I suspect they water down the beer in that pub.

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