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English Reference for chii (ちい)

noun (social) position, status
Example sentences
Today, more and more people are changing jobs in order to get a better salary and higher social status
He rose to the rank of sergeant
After John became manager, he told me he would never have expected to reach such a high position
Bill had always been a quiet, home-loving man, but after a few months in the job, his personality changed
He rose through the ranks to the top position at the company where he started his career
My father has no longer a responsible position
Do you know his status in the company
The manager implied that a modest man was suitable for the position
You will lose your position if you don't keep your temper
There is a tendency for Japanese to want to know a certain amount of personal information about someone such as age, position and whether they are married or not, before they feel comfortable talking with a stranger
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