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一方では [いっぽうでは] (ippoudeha)
    Meaning: on the one hand . . . [can also mean "on the other hand"]
    Example: On the one hand, you are right . . .
    JLPT Level: 2
    Category: grammar
    Author: dc

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ex #3734   またその一方ではその経験から学んだものも大きかった。  
On the other hand we learned a great deal from the experience.  
ex #3735   また一方ではその経験から学んだものも大きかった。  
On the other hand we learned a great deal from the experience.  
ex #3736   一方では君は間違っている。かといって、私はそのことであなたを攻めることはできない。  
On the one hand, you are wrong, but on the other hand, I can't blame you for that.  
ex #3737   一方では彼は私の報告書を賞賛したが、他方ではそれを批判した。 
On the one hand he praised my report, but on the other hand he criticized it.  
ex #3738   一方では彼は親切だが、他方では怠け者だ。  
On the one hand he is kind, but on the other hand he is lazy.  
ex #3739   彼女は、自分や自分の教え子達はとても豊かであるのに、一方では非常に貧しい人々がいるという事実を受け入れることができなかった。  
She could not accept the fact that she and her students had so much while other people had so little.  

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AmatukaSee also 一方 
adamstudioCompare the possible meanings of the following.


1. (On) the other hand
2. One side
3. One way
4. One direction
5. One party
6. Meanwhile


1. Another side
2. Different direction
3. (On) the other hand

We can conclude that when both 一方では and 他方では are used together, 一方では is always used first. 一方では can mean both "On the one hand" and "On the other hand" -- but 他方では always suggests "On the other hand."
bamboo4#3736 is awkward in that 一方では君は間違っている does not sound right. 
bamboo4#3736 is also incorrect in that 攻める should be 責める. In #3739, the use of 豊かであるのに、一方では is incorrect and should be changed to 豊かである一方、非常に貧しい...  

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