how to pronounce abgabe


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the above transcription of abgabe 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.

abgabe is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… auslöschen und zwar oder der abgabe von …”

meanings of abgabe


  1. Delivery, delivering (often used for delivery of pharmaceuticals drugs, chemical liquids, other substances and agents).
  2. Submission, submitting, issuing (e.g., taxes, a bid, a rating).
  3. Release, emission, releasing (e.g., of energy, of a substance, of a chemical component).
  4. Sale.
  5. Levy, tax, duty.

abgabe frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word abgabe occurs in german on average 4.5 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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