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N1 Lesson 1: 7/17

を以(もっ)て
by means of, with・by・via, in view of

・Generally not used with simple means like in "going by bus"

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Noun + もって
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使用域 硬い
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  • [Used to describe means, method, way something is done in very formal circumstances like speeches・e.g. "with sincerity"]
  • [を以て can also express an ending point of something (an event, the end of a book(これを以て文法語が終わる - "With this, the Tale of Grammar comes to an end."), etc.]
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陽極(ようきょく)のグラフェンという物質(ぶっしつ)の塗布(とふ)を以(もっ)て作(つく)られる、新(あら)たな種類(しゅるい)の電池(でんち)は翌年(よくねん)導入(どうにゅう)される予定(よてい)である
A new kind of battery, made with graphene-coated anodes, is expected to be introduced next year.
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田中(たなか)さんは多数決(たすうけつ)を以(もっ)て労働(ろうどう)組合(くみあい)の代表(だいひょう)として選出(せんしゅつ)されました。
Tanaka-san has been elected as a labour union representative with a majority vote.
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採用(さいよう)担当者(たんとうしゃ):「面接(めんせつ)の結果(けっか)は電話(でんわ)を以(もっ)てご連絡(れんらく)いたします。」
Recruiter: "The results of the interview will be communicated to you by phone."
Aをもって is often used when (in formal circumstances) someone will be informed about the results of something (exam, interview, decision) by means of A.
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