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ひとり~だけでなく, ひとり~のみならず
hitori-dakedenaku,hitori-nominarazu
JLPT N1 Author: dc
Meaning
not only (A) but also (B)
The trend in declining birth rates is not just Japan, but is similarly seen in other countries too.
Not only a singular ((problem)) but a wider ((problem))
Phrases
The recent terrorism in London is not simply England's problem, it involves the whole world.
Author: blabby

Bullying and non-attendance is not only becoming [an issue] in the field of education but also a major social problem.
Author: Miki

Compulsory military services have a long history and are being implemented not only in Taiwan and Germany, but in 20 countries around the world including Denmark and Austria.
Author: Miki

Unemployment is not just a problem for the person herself, it's a cause for worry for the whole family.
Author: LR

Smoking tobacco in a public place is not just harmful to the person themself, it's a nuisance for people in the surrounding area.
Author: LR

Job shortages are not limited to Shanghai, it's a trend that can be seen similarly in other places.
Author: LR

The trend in declining birth rates is not just Japan, but is similarly seen in other countries too.
Author: LR

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