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Thousands of small businesses went under during the recession.
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Vocabulary list

musuu
noun, no adjective, na adjective
  1. countless number; infinite number; innumerable
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
shoukigyou
noun
  1. small business; small company
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
fukeiki
na adjective, noun
  1. business recession; hard times; depression; gloom; sullenness; cheerlessness
noto
noun
  1. Shinto ritual prayer
  2. congratulatory address
noto
noun, suru verb
  1. maneuver to return a sword to its scabbard
kini
noun
  1. orpiment
  2. gamboge
  3. falsification; alteration
tousan
noun, suru verb
  1. (corporate) bankruptcy; insolvency; commercial failure; failed business
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do
  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
  6. to decide on; to choose
  7. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.)
  8. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  9. to be worth; to cost
  10. to pass (of time); to elapse
  11. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
  12. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  13. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to

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