how to pronounce apparat


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the above transcription of apparat 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.

apparat is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… ich habe am apparat eine freundlich eine …”

meanings of apparat


  1. Apparatus, device, machine (complex instrument).
  2. The entirety of an editor's critical notes to a text, other appended information, such as indices etc.
  3. Apparat, apparatus (organisation, especially beaurocratic).
  4. Short for Telefonapparat (“telephone").

apparat frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word apparat occurs in german on average 3.8 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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