TAKOBOTO

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敗北
Readings
はいぼく
haiboku
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
defeatdéfaite, perdre

noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
intransitive verb
to be defeatedNiederlage

Kanji
ON: ハイKUN: やぶ.れる
failure, defeat, reversal

ON: ホクKUN: きた
north

Example sentences
彼は、自分のお気に入りのコーラス・ガールが、ほかの男と結婚した時、敗北を認めた。Parts: (かれ), 自分 (じぶん), お気に入り (おきにいり), コーラス, ガール, (ほか), (おとこ), 結婚 (けっこん), (とき), 敗北 (はいぼく), 認める (みとめる)He threw in the towel in defeat when his favorite chorus girl married another man.

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