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[ねん()·こう()·じょ()·れつ()]
nenkoujoretsu
noun, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 年功序列

noun, no adjective
  1. seniority by length of service

Meanings for each kanji in 年功序列

year; counter for years Kanji Details »
achievement; merits; success; honor; credit Kanji Details »
preface; beginning; order; precedence; occasion; chance; incidentally Kanji Details »
file; row; rank; tier; column Kanji Details »

Sample Sentences for 年功序列

In Japan wages are usually in proportion to seniority.
If you try to defend the seniority-based corporate escalator these days all you'll get is flak from younger employees.

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