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[おや()·ぶん()]
oyabun
noun

English Meaning(s) for 親分

noun
  1. boss; kingpin; chief; head (e.g. of a crime syndicate)

Definition and Synonyms for 親分

Hirer a person responsible for hiring workers
Synonyms: ボス, 上司, 元締め, 大将, 親分, 雇い主
Boss a person who exercises control and makes decisions
Synonyms: ボス, 上司, 元締め, 大将, 監督, 親分
Chieftain the head of a tribe or clan
Synonyms: チーフ, 上司, 主任, 主任者, 主席, 主謀, 主長, 大将, 巨魁, 総帥, 親分, 部長, 頭目, 首長
Bigwig the most important person in a group or undertaking
Synonyms: 親分
Oyabun a Japanese supervisor
Synonyms: 親分
Political Boss a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments
Synonyms: ボス, 元締め, 大将, 親分

Meanings for each kanji in 親分

parent; intimacy; relative; familiarity; dealer (cards) Kanji Details »
part; minute of time; segment; share; degree; one's lot; duty; understand; know; rate; 1%; chances; shaku/100 Kanji Details »

Categories 親分 is a member of

Leader a person who rules or guides or inspires others
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Employer a person or firm that employs workers
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Important Person a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
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Politician a person active in party politics
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Supervisor one who supervises or has charge and direction of
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 親分

Sample Sentences for 親分

The gangsters let him in on their plan to knock off a rival gang leader.

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