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N1 Lesson 10: 15/22

ものとする ものとする Shall, To assume, To suppose, To consider

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Verb + ものとする
Verb + ものとします
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  • ものとする is a legal jargon phrase, meaning 'it is agreed upon' (literally 'to decide on a thing that') and is often used in legal documents, licenses, business contracts, and agreements following various terms and conditions.
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契約(けいやく)者(しゃ)次(つぎ)に掲(かか)げる業務(ぎょうむ)を行(おこな)うものとする
A contractor shall perform the duties listed below.
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別表(べっぴょう)第(だい)七(なな)に定(さだ)める帳簿(ちょうぼ)は、五(ご)年間(ねんかん)保存(ほぞん)するものとする
The account books provided in attached table 7 shall be retained for five years.
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当該(とうがい)研究(けんきゅう)、法令(ほうれい)範囲(はんい)内(ない)行(おこな)うものとする
The said research shall be conducted within the limits permitted by laws and regulations.
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