how to pronounce abtreten


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abtreten is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… mich auf jeden fall abtreten so und hier …”

meanings of abtreten


  1. To relinquish, trade away, cede.
  2. To kick away.
  3. To resign (one's job) [+ von (object)].
  4. To step away, walk off.
  5. To wear out (one's shoes).
  6. To wipe off (the soles of one's shoes).
  7. To die.

abtreten frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word abtreten occurs in german on average 2.2 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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