Resources > Japanese Dictionary

直前, ちょくぜん

  • chokuzen
JLPT LEVEL 2

Definition

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

  • just before

Examples of 直前,ちょくぜん in a Sentence

試合直前にはいつもあがっています。
I always get nervous just before a match.
The reporter filed his story just before the paper went to press.
電話したとき、ボブは出かける直前だった
Bob was on the point of leaving when I rang him up.
戦争直前日本フランス同盟結びました。
Japan entered into an alliance with France just before the war.
That was probably just before Mai took the drastic step of leaving home.
直前になって
At the last minute.
The students never really get with it till just before the exam.

Related Study Lists

  • This list contains all words and kanji related to the JLPT N2 test. Official word and kanji lists are not available for these tests;...
Learn Japanese Online

Start Learning Japanese Now

Get Started
The Nihongo Master Podcast

Want to learn Japanese on the go?

Download our podcast to get all of our episodes featuring free Japanese lessons, news, and entertainment.

Download Now