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Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 大企業
small to medium enterprises, smaller companiespetites compagnies, petites et moyennes entreprises (PME)mittlere und kleinere Unternehmen, kleine und mittelständische Unternehmen

ON: チュウKUN: なか, うち, あた.る
in, inside, middle, mean, center

ON: ショウKUN: ちい.さい, こ-, お-, さ-
little, small

ON: KUN: くわだ.てる, たくら.む
undertake, scheme, design, attempt, plan

ON: ギョウ, ゴウKUN: わざ
business, vocation, arts, performance

Example sentences
中小企業は生き残るために、じっと耐えていかなければなりません。Parts: 中小企業 (ちゅうしょうきぎょう), 生き残る (いきのこる), 為に (ために), 凝乎と (じっと), 耐える (たえる), 行く (いく), ねばならない (ねばなりません)Les petites affaires (entreprises) devront se serrer la ceinture pour survivre.
Small businesses will have to tighten their belts to survive.

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