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敬遠, けいえん

  • keien

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • pretending to respect someone while in fact staying distant from him

Definition

  • keeping at a distance

Definition

  • kicking upstairs
  • giving a batter an "intentional walk"

Examples of 敬遠,けいえん in a Sentence

Tom loses his temper so easily that everybody avoids him.
はそのバッター敬遠した
He walked the batter intentionally.
He tends to shy away from anything that involves public speaking.
I felt that he skirted around the most important issues.
You had better keep him at a respectful distance.
I think he should stay away from drugs of any sort.

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