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Source Totoeba Project
The company went out of business after many years of declining profits.
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Vocabulary list

dousha
noun
  1. the same firm
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
nannenkan
expression
  1. many years
nan
pronoun
  1. what
prefix
  1. how many (followed by a counter)
  2. many; a lot of (followed by (optional number), counter and も)
  3. several; a few; some (followed by a counter and か)
nenkan
noun, adverb
  1. (period of) a year
noun, used as a suffix
  1. during an era
mo
particle
  1. too; also; in addition; as well; (not) either (in a negative sentence)
  2. both A and B; A as well as B; neither A nor B (in a negative sentence) (as AもBも)
  3. even; as much as; as many as; as far as; as long as; no less than; no fewer than (used for emphasis or to express absence of doubt regarding a quantity, etc.)
  4. even if; even though; although; in spite of (often as 〜ても, 〜でも, 〜とも, etc.)
adverb
  1. further; more; again; another; the other
rieki
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
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not) (after the volitional form of a verb)
heru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to decrease (in size or number); to diminish; to abate
tsuduku
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to continue; to last; to go on
  2. to continue (without a break); to be unbroken
  3. to occur again and again
  4. to lead to; to connect to; to adjoin
  5. to come after; to follow; to succeed; to rank next to
  6. to hold out; to keep; to last
nochi
noun, adverb, no adjective
  1. later; afterwards
noun, no adjective
  1. future
  2. after one's death
noun
  1. descendant
haigyou
noun, suru verb
  1. discontinuation (of business); closing down; giving up (one's practice); retiring
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do; to carry out; to perform
  2. to cause to become; to make (into); to turn (into)
  3. to serve as; to act as; to work as
  4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
  5. to judge as being; to view as being; to think of as; to treat as; to use as (as 〜にする,〜とする)
  6. to decide on; to choose (as 〜にする)
suru verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.) (as 〜がする)
  2. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  3. to be worth; to cost
  4. to pass (of time); to elapse
suru verb (irregular), transitive verb
  1. to place, or raise, person A to a post or status B (as AをBにする)
  2. to transform A to B; to make A into B; to exchange A for B (as AをBにする)
  3. to make use of A for B; to view A as B; to handle A as if it were B (as AをBにする)
  4. to feel A about B (as AをBにする)
suffix, suru verb (irregular)
  1. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
auxiliary verb, suru verb (irregular)
  1. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  2. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to (as 〜うとする,〜ようとする)

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