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Business Vocabulary

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found
(verb) to begin or create something that is meant to last for a long time
founded
The college was ________ in 1826
founder
The ________ of the company was an immigrant
found
設立する
UNICEF was founded in 1946
ユニセフは1946年に設立された
headquarters
本社;本部
headquarters
(noun) a place from which something (such as a business or a military action) is controlled or directed
headquarters
The company's ________ is in Atlanta
branches
We have three ________ in Europe
branch
(noun) a local office or shop of a company or organization
Our new branch will open in Sapporo
当社の新しい支社が札幌にオープンします
branch
支店; 支局; 支社; 部局
department
(noun) one of the major parts of a company, organization, government, or school
department
Your letter has been forwarded to our sales ________ / When you get to the hospital, go directly to the X-ray ________ / the country's energy ________
personnel department
人事課
accounting department
会計課
executives
The senior ________ will vote on the merger plan
executive
経営者; 経営幹部
executive
(noun) an important person who manages or directs other people in a company or organization
supervisor
The ________ fired him after he showed up at work drunk / If you have a problem, go to your ________ / an office/plant ________
supervisor
監督者; 管理者
board of directors
役員会
colleague
同僚
be respected among one's colleagues
同僚から尊敬される
commute
通勤
routine
(noun) a regular way of doing things in a particular order
routine
Grandma gets upset if we change her ________ / A brisk walk is part of her morning ________ / The job will be easier once you settle into a ________
assignment
仕事、業務
I must finish this assignment by tonight
今夜、この仕事を終わらせないといけません
paperwork
書類仕事
I am swamped with endless paperwork
終わりのない書類仕事に追われています
tied up
仕事で手一杯で
tied up
Sorry, I'm a bit ________ at the moment; I wish I could help you.
in charge
(noun) having control of or responsibility for something
in charge
She is ________ of hiring new employees / I am not sure who is ________ at the restaurant.
report to
I ________ John Smith, our Chief Information Officer (CIO).
report to
The person you ________ at your job is the person who is directly in charge of what you do, who reviews your work, etc
cubicle
小部屋、業務スペース、個室オフィス
deadline
締切、締切日
deadline
(noun) a date or time when something must be finished : the last day, hour, or minute that something will be accepted
deadline
She worked on her composition right up until the ________ / We had to hurry to meet the ________ / We missed the ________
objective
目標
objective
(noun) something you are trying to do or achieve : a goal or purpose
objective
The main ________ of the class is to teach basic typing skills / She's expanding the business with the ________ of improving efficiency / We've set specific ________ for each day.
industry
産業、業界、工業
industry
(noun) the process of making products by using machinery and factories / a group of businesses that provide a particular product or service
operations
運営、操業
operations
He helped improve the company's banking ________ / An independent company has been hired to review the hospital's ________ / Japanese car manufacturers are famous for their efficient ________ and teamwork
brainstorming
(noun) a spontaneous group discussion to produce ideas and ways of solving problems
brainstorming
We held a quick ________ session to think of new ideas for solving the latest budgetary problems
agenda
(noun) a list of items to be discussed at a meeting; a plan of things to be done, or problems to be addressed
agenda
Tax reform is high on the ________ ;
a political agenda
政治的課題
chart
(noun) a sheet of information in the form of a table, graph, or diagram
as the chart below shows
下の図の示すように
proposal
(noun) a formal suggestion or plan; the act of making a suggestion
make a proposal
提案をする
accept a proposal
提案を受け入れる
reject a proposal
提案を却下する
issue
(noun) an important topic that people are discussing or arguing about
The most important issue is whether we can do it
最も重要な問題は我々ができるかどうかだ
update
(verb) to make something more modern by adding new parts, etc
updated
it's about time we ________ our software; The files are continuously ________ with new information
regarding
に関して;について
regarding
For more information ________ the product, see page 5; Please contact me ________ this matter
specific
特定の
plants found in specific areas of Canada
カナダの一定地域に見られる植物
summarize
(verb) to state the main points about something
summarized
The research has been usefully ________ in an article by Greenwood; The results of the survey can be ________ as follows; The results of the research are ________ at the end.
solution
解決
be opposed to
に反対で
some members are still opposed to the restructuring plan
メンバーの何人かはまだ再構計画に反対しています
in favor of
に賛成で
in favor of
if you are ________ something, you support and agree with it
emphasize
強調する; 重要視する; 力説する
emphasize
(verb) to give special importance to something; to make something more noticeable
emphasize
All the arguments serve to ________ the controversy surrounding this disease / I have been at pains to ________ the positive aspects of discipline / I must ________ that this is only a summary, and the full report will not be available until next week / It is important to ________ this point
clarify
(verb) to make something clearer or easier to understand
clarify the situation
状況を明確にする
clarify what is expected
期待されているのは何かはっきりさせる
get to the point
(回り道をせず)まっすぐ要点[核心]をつく
alternative
(noun) a thing that you can choose to do or have out of two or more possibilities
alternative
He was left with no ________ but to hobble to the nearest telephone box / His idea seemed to offer a possible ________ / Is there a viable ________ to prison? / Is there an ________ to surgery for this complaint?
alternative
選択肢
wrap up
(informal verb) to complete something such as an agreement or a meeting in an acceptable way;
wrap up
We can ________ the meeting for today / they hope to ________ negotiations within sixty days
acceptable
(adjective) that somebody agrees is of a good enough standard or allowed; agreed or approved of by most people in a society
acceptable
The price you offered is not ________ / Children must learn socially ________ behaviour / Air pollution in the city had reached four times the ________ levels
win-win
(adjective for a situation) in which there is a good result for each person or group involved
win-win
交渉などで,双方にとって好都合なこと
deal
(noun) an agreement, especially in business, on particular conditions for buying or doing something
deal
I'll make you a ________; If you help me fix my flat tire, I'll buy you dinner / The company made a new 10-million-dollar ________ with the government / We were about to close the ________ when we realized that there was a mistake in the contract / The two sides finally struck a ________ after weeks of negotiations
persuade
説得する
persuade
I will try to ________ Ben to stop smoking / He tried to ________ Mary to stay with him, but he couldn't / What will ________ you to break your silence?
misunderstanding
誤解
compromise
妥協
compromise
(noun) a way of reaching agreement in which each person or group gives up something that was wanted in order to end an argument or dispute
try to reach a compromise
妥協を得ようとする
tentatively
(副詞) 仮に, 試験的に, とりあえず / 自信なさそうに, ためらいがちに
cooperation
(noun) the fact of doing something together or of working together towards a shared aim
cooperation
The film was made in ________ with the Board / There is a need for greater economic ________ / They are seeking the ________ of senior medical staff / They offered their ________ on the project
interrupt
Let me ________ you there... / I'm sorry to ________ you, but ... / Never ________ me when I'm talking! / I hate to ________ you while you are working, but could you please sign this form for me?
interrupt
(verb) to ask questions or say things while another person is speaking : to do or say something that causes someone to stop speaking
can you handle it
これに対処できますか; このことを引き受けてくれませんか
handle
(verb) to deal with a situation, a person, an area of work or a strong emotion;
handled
She ________ her patients well at that hospital / The sale was ________ by Adams Commercial / We ________ up to 500 calls an hour at our previous offices, and now we can manage up to 700 calls an hour / He poorly ________ the stress of his new position, so he returned to his old job / This matter has been ________ very badly
confirm
(verb) to state or show that something is definitely true or correct, especially by providing evidence
confirm
I wanted to find a way to experimentally ________ the results / The board of directors will officially ________ the plans tomorrow / These new symptoms tend to ________ my original diagnosis / The researchers need to independently confirm the results of their study
limit
(verb) to stop or prevent an increase in (something)
process
I'm in the ________ of writing my thesis / be part of the healing ________ / slow down the aging ________ / Training to be a surgeon is a very long ________
the whole production process
全製造工程
achieve
(verb) to get or reach (something) by working hard
analyze
分析する
consult a lawyer about the affair
事件に関して弁護士に意見を求める
proceed
I will instruct my lawyer to ________ with the preparation of draft contracts / I will remember your advice and ________ accordingly / In some cases appeals may ________ directly from the High Court to the House of Lords / It will be necessary to ________ with caution
contribute
(verb) to give (something, such as money, goods, or time) to help a person, group, cause, or organization
inspire
(verb) to make (someone) want to do something : to give (someone) an idea about what to do or create
ideal
理想
original
(adjective before a noun) happening or existing first or at the beginning; made or produced first : not a copy, translation, etc
an efficient transport system
効率のよい輸送システム
a highly efficient manager
すご腕の経営者
a highly effective way of spending time
非常に効果的な時間の使い方
urgent
至急の
on urgent business
至急の用事で
tricky
(adjective) difficult to do or deal with
tricky
I don't know how you fit the top on. It looks very ________ /
It's an extremely ________ problem / Things got a bit ________ when two people claimed the same seat / a rather ________ situation / Getting it to fit exactly is a ________ business.
reliable employees
頼りがいのある従業員
a physically demanding job
肉体的にきつい仕事
complicated
(adjective) hard to understand, explain, or deal with; having many parts or steps
complicated
The game's rules are too ________ / a ________ situation / a very ________ issue / The machine has a ________ design
last-minute
土壇場での
gradually
だんだんと
aspect
(noun) a part of something
approach
(noun) a way of dealing with something : a way of doing or thinking about something
approach
I really admire your direct ________ to the problem / Some doctors are trying a radical new ________ to cancer treatment
the top [first] priority
最優先事項
tendency
(noun) a quality that makes something likely to happen or that makes someone likely to think or behave in a particular way
burden
(noun) something heavy that is carried; someone or something that is very difficult to accept, do, or deal with
drawback
(noun) something that causes problems; a disadvantage
essence
(noun) the basic nature of a thing : the quality or qualities that make a thing what it is