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[()·かん()]
kikan
noun

English Meaning(s) for 機関

noun
  1. engine
  2. agency; organisation; organization; institution; organ
  3. system; facility; facilities

Definition and Synonyms for 機関

Machine an efficient person
Synonyms: マシン, 機械, 機関
Institution an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated
Synonyms: インスティテューション, 施設, 機関
Mechanics the technical aspects of doing something
Synonyms: メカ, からくり, メカニクス, メカニズム, 仕掛け, 仕掛ける, 仕組み, 仕組む, 機序, 機構, 機関
Mechanism device consisting of a piece of machinery
Synonyms: メカ, メカニズム, 機械, 機関
Organ a periodical that is published by a special interest group
Synonyms: 機関, 機関紙
Establishment an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
Synonyms: インスティテューション, エスタブリッシュメント, 機関
Machine a group that controls the activities of a political party
Synonyms: マシン, 機械, 機関
Machine an intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently
Synonyms: 機関
Agency an administrative unit of government
Synonyms: 公社, 官府, , , , 役所, 政府機関, 機関
Organ a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function
Synonyms: 機関
System a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
Synonyms: システム, 体系, 機構, 機関, 系列, 組織
Mechanism has moving parts that perform some function
Synonyms: メカ, メカニズム, 機械, 機関

Meanings for each kanji in 機関

mechanism; opportunity; occasion; machine; airplane Kanji Details »
connection; barrier; gateway; involve; concerning Kanji Details »

Categories 機関 is a member of

Individual a human being
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Grouping any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
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Execution the act of performing
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Device an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
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Establishment a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence
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Periodical a publication that appears at fixed intervals
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Organization a group of people who work together
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Administrative Unit a unit with administrative responsibilities
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Agency an administrative unit of government
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Sample Sentences for 機関

The institution was established in the late 1960s.
I absolutely will not speak to that fellow again!
A research organization investigated the effect.
The three organizations are the International Monetary Fund, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
The Diet is the chief organ of government in Japan.

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