how to pronounce überlassen


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the above transcription of überlassen is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

überlassen is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of überlassen in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… bestaunen und wir überlassen sie gern …”

meanings of überlassen


  1. To relinquish (give up, abandon).
  2. To leave (something) in someone's care.
  3. To leave over, to spare.

überlassen frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word überlassen occurs in german on average 20.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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