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[けん()]
ken
noun, noun, used as a suffix

English Meaning(s) for 権

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. authority; right (to do something)

Definition and Synonyms for 権

Right an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
Synonyms: , 権利, 権能
Dominance the power or right to give orders or make decisions
Synonyms: 委任, , 権力, 権能, 権限, 決定権
Power (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power
Synonyms: パワー, , 権力

Meanings for each kanji in 権

authority; power; rights Kanji Details »

Categories 権 is a member of

State the way something is with respect to its main attributes
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Control power to direct or determine
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Abstract a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 権

Sample Sentences for 権

He assumed the leadership of the political party.
Both sons pretended to the throne.
Her husband also wanted custody of the children.
I get depressed thinking that a guy like our boss can have ultimate power over us.
However, in China, they don't use a word for "human rights," but instead express it as "fundamental rights".

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