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Corporations are downsizing and reducing the amount of profits they put back into R&D.
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Vocabulary list

kigyou
noun
  1. enterprise; undertaking; corporation; business
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kibo
noun
  1. scale; scope; plan; structure
wo
particle
  1. indicates direct object of action
  2. indicates subject of causative expression
  3. indicates an area traversed
  4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
  5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
  6. indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
shukushou
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. reduction; curtailment
shi
particle, conjunction
  1. (at the end of a phrase) notes one (of several) reasons
kenkyuukaihatsu
noun
  1. R and D; research and development
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
furimuku
furimuku
godan verb
  1. to turn one's face; to turn around; to look over one's shoulder
furimukeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to turn (around)
  2. to appropriate; to set aside for a purpose
rieki
riyaku
noun, suru verb
  1. profit; gains
  2. benefit; advantage; interest (of the public, etc.)
  3. grace (of God, Buddha, etc.) (esp. as attained through rightful actions, prayer, adherence to one's faith, etc.); blessing; miracle
bu
noun
  1. one-tenth; one percent (one-tenth of a wari); 3 mm (one-tenth of a sun); 2.4 mm (one-tenth of a mon, a traditional unit used to measure shoe sizes); 0.375 grams (one-tenth of a monme); 0.1 degree (one-tenth of a do, used to measure body temperature on any temperature scale)
  2. one-quarter of a ryou (obsolete unit of currency)
  3. thickness
  4. advantageous circumstances
bun
noun, noun, used as a suffix, prefix
  1. part; segment; share; ration
  2. rate
  3. degree; one's lot; one's status; relation; duty; kind; lot
  4. in proportion to; just as much as
mo
particle
  1. also; too; words of similar weight
  2. about (emphasizing an upper limit); as much as; even
  3. more; further; other; again
herasu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to abate; to decrease; to diminish; to shorten
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
  3. (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing, to have been ..ing)

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