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Noun (futsuumeishi)
close associate, close aide, brains-trusterdie nächste Umgebung (des Premierministers o.Ä.)

ON: ソクKUN: かわ, がわ, そば
side, lean, oppose, regret

ON: キン, コンKUN: ちか.い
near, early, akin, tantamount

Example sentences
その独裁者は側近たち全員の絶対的な忠誠を受けた。Parts: 其の (その), 独裁者 (どくさいしゃ), 側近 (そっきん), (たち), 全員 (ぜんいん), 絶対的 (ぜったいてき), 忠誠 (ちゅうせい), 受ける (うける)The dictator had the absolute loyalty of all his aides.

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