how to pronounce abraten


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the above transcription of abraten 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.

abraten is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… parteien abraten aber ich werde …”

meanings of abraten


  1. To discourage, dissuade.

abraten frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word abraten occurs in german on average 1.8 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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