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生涯, しょうがい

  • shōgai
JLPT LEVEL 1

Definition

adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)

  • one's lifetime (i.e. one's existence until death)
  • one's career

Examples of 生涯,しょうがい in a Sentence

His political career has ended.
我が生涯一片悔いなし
I regret nothing of my life.
法律生涯仕事選んだ
He made law his life career.
Career opportunities, flex-time, satellite offices, and more childcare facilities are required to make women at home join the work force.
I will devote my life to the study of history.
He was famous during his long life and his work was very popular.
I am determined to spend my lifetime pursuing my ideals.
教育生涯仕事選んだ
He chose education for his career.
He intends to devote his life to curing the sick in India.
You should set a high value on every man's life.

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