TAKOBOTO

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直面
Readings
ちょくめん
chokumen
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
confrontation

noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
to face, to confront, to encounterстоя́ть пе́ред лицо́м (чего-л.)von Angesicht zu Angesicht

Kanji
ON: チョク, ジキ, ジカKUN: ただ.ちに, なお.す, -なお.す, なお.る, なお.き, す.ぐ
straightaway, honesty, frankness, fix, repair

ON: メン, ベンKUN: おも, おもて, つら
mask, face, features, surface

Example sentences
我々は一大危機に直面している。Parts: 我々 (われわれ), 一大 (いちだい), 危機 (きき), 直面 (ちょくめん)We are facing a violent crisis.

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