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本格的, ほんかくてき

  • honkakuteki

Definition

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)

  • genuine
  • real
  • regular
  • normal
  • typical
  • standard
  • orthodox

Definition

  • full-scale
  • full-blown
  • all-out

Definition

  • full-fledged
  • professional

Examples of 本格的,ほんかくてき in a Sentence

The superpowers negotiated in earnest for the settlement of the intense conflict.
本格的に降り出した
It began to rain in earnest.
本格的な休暇は3年ぶり
It's three years since I had a real vacation.
もちろん学生時代英語勉強したけど本格的に始めたのはここ2、3くらいです
Oh, sure, I studied English in my school days. But it wasn't until two or three years ago that I really started taking it seriously.

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