Jisho

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Noun
1. expedient; means; instrument
  • その
  • かいしゃ会社
  • かぶ
  • してせん仕手戦
  • とうさん倒産
  • きき危機
  • さしせま差し迫っている
  • こと
  • かく隠す
  • ほうべん方便
  • すぎなかった
  • The big promotion of that company's stock was just a cover-up to hide their impending bankruptcy.
2. upaya (skillful means, methods of teaching)Buddhist term
Wikipedia definition
3. UpayaUpaya is a term in Mahayana Buddhism which is derived from the root upa√i and refers to a means that goes or brings one up to some goal, often the goal of Enlightenment. The term is often used with kaushalya (कौशल्य, "cleverness"); upaya-kaushalya means roughly "skill in means". Upaya-kaushalya is a concept which emphasizes that practitioners may use their own specific methods or techniques that fit the situation in order to gain Enlightenment.
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