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公然, こうぜん

  • kōzen
JLPT LEVEL 1

Definition

nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no', `taru' adjective, adverb taking the `to' particle

  • open (e.g. secret)
  • public
  • official
  • overt

Examples of 公然,こうぜん in a Sentence

その公然と核武装するおどしている
That country has openly threatened to go nuclear.
公然と悪態をつかないでよ。
Don't swear in public.
He defies the present government which is no less oppressive than its predecessor.
武器商っているのは公然の秘密である
It is an open secret that he deals in weapons.
公然と侮辱した
He insulted me in public.

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