how to pronounce übertreten


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übertreten is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… auf frage es heißt übertreten sehen also …”

meanings of übertreten


  1. To step beyond (a line in the long jump) with one's foot.
  2. To overflow its banks (of a river).
  3. To step beyond; to trespass; to violate; to breach.
  4. To join (another faith, party, etc.); to convert to [+ zu (object)].
  5. To enter, to pass into (a different medium, phase of life, etc.) [+ von = from] [+ in = into].

übertreten frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word übertreten occurs in german on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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