how to pronounce übung


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übung is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… und das was die übung als reaktion zu …”

meanings of übung


  1. A kind of university class where skills taught in lectures or seminars are exercised (similar to a Tutorium, but more likely to be obligatory and taught by proper staff).
  2. Practice; exercise; training; workout; drill; maneuver (the usually repeated performance of an activity for the sake of improvement and learning).
  3. Practice (degree of being used to and proficient in some activity).

übung frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word übung occurs in german on average 17.4 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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