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かいぜん, 改善
Takes suru, May take 'no'
1. betterment, improvement
Usually in kana, often written カイゼン
2. kaizen (Japanese business philosophy of continuous improvement)
2国間の貿易上のアンバランスを改善しなければならない。
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する, 為る
Conjugated: しなければ
Usually in kana
1. to do, to carry out, to perform
2. to cause to become, to make (into), to turn (into)
3. to serve as, to act as, to work as
4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
as 〜にする,〜とする
5. to judge as being, to view as being, to think of as, to treat as, to use as
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ならない, ならぬ, ならん, なりません
Expression, usu. ...てならない or ...でならない
1. cannot help (doing, etc.), cannot resist, cannot bear not to
usu. ...てはならない or ...ではならない
2. must not ..., should not ..., have to ..., ought to ...
ここで煙草を吸ってはなりません。
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なる, 成る, 為る
Conjugated: ならない
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
1. to become, to get, to grow, to turn, to reach, to attain
2. to result in, to turn out, to end up, to prove (to be)
as ...からなる or ...よりなる
3. to consist of, to be composed of, to be made up of
4. to be completed, to be realized, to succeed, to be attained, to be accomplished
5. to change (into), to turn (into), to transform
1チームは9人の選手から成る。
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鳴る, なる
Conjugated: ならない
Godan verb, Intransitive
to sound, to ring, to resound, to echo, to roar, to rumble
電話は繰り返し鳴っていた。
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なる, 生る
Conjugated: ならない
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
to bear fruit
この木は実がならない。
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