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Noun (futsuumeishi)
established opinion, established reputation, acknowledged authority, recognized scholarallgemeine Anerkennung, lobende Beurteilung, guter Ruf

ON: テイ, ジョウKUN: さだ.める, さだ.まる, さだ.か
determine, fix, establish, decide

ON: ヒョウ
evaluate, criticism, comment

Example sentences
彼は金融アナリストで経済動向の分析には定評がある。Parts: (かれ), 金融 (きんゆう), アナリスト, 経済 (けいざい), 動向 (どうこう), 分析 (ぶんせき), には, 定評 (ていひょう), 有る (ある)He's a financial analyst with a pretty good reputation for his analysis of economic trends.

彼は正直な政治家だという定評がある。Parts: (かれ), 正直 (しょうじき), 政治家 (せいじか), と言う (という), 定評 (ていひょう), 有る (ある)He got the reputation for being an honest politician.

日本の会社は品質については定評を得ている。Parts: 日本 (にほん), 会社 (かいしゃ), 品質 (ひんしつ), に就いて (について), 定評 (ていひょう), 得る (える)Japanese companies have built up a reputation for quality.

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