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[かん()·ばん()]
kanban
noun

English Meaning(s) for 看板

noun
  1. signboard; sign; billboard; hoarding; doorplate
  2. draw; attraction; feature; highlight; spokesman; figurehead
  3. reputation (of a shop); name
  4. appearance; look; show
  5. closing (for the day, esp. of a restaurant or bar); closing time

Definition and Synonyms for 看板

Doorplate a nameplate fastened to a door
Synonyms: 看板, 表札
Signboard structure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted
Synonyms: サインボード, 広告板, 指示板, 看板
Attraction an entertainment that is offered to the public
Synonyms: アトラクション, 人寄せ, 名物, 呼び物, 売り物, 看板
Placard a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
Synonyms: びら, ビラ, ポスター, 告知, 広告, 広告塔, 張り出し, 張り出す, 張り紙, 掲示, はり札, 看板, お知らせ, 貼り出し
Attraction an entertainer who attracts large audiences
Synonyms: アトラクション, 吸収, 呼び物, 看板, 見える, 見える, 見栄, 誘致
Doorplate indicates the person who works or lives there
Synonyms: 看板, 表札

Meanings for each kanji in 看板

watch over; see Kanji Details »
plank; board; plate; stage Kanji Details »

Categories 看板 is a member of

Nameplate a plate bearing a name
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Structure a thing constructed
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Show a social event involving a public performance or entertainment
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Sign a public display of a message
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Entertainer a person who tries to please or amuse
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 看板

Sample Sentences for 看板

Let's set up a sign here.
The sun faded the lettering on the sign.
Godzilla will never ever destroy the Imperial Palace nor the signboards of the sponsoring companies.
Look at the sign just ahead of you.
I am near-sighted, so I cannot make out what is written on that signboard.

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