how to pronounce abzug


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the above transcription of abzug 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.

abzug is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… einer allen einer abzug von fehlerquote …”

meanings of abzug


  1. Hood, fume hood (covering of a vent to suck away smoke or fumes).
  2. Subtraction.
  3. Trigger.
  4. Print, copy.
  5. Drawback.
  6. Deduction.

abzug frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word abzug occurs in german on average 6 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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