how to pronounce arbeitstier


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arbeitstier is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… machen aber das ist ein arbeitstier das …”

meanings of arbeitstier


  1. An animal that does labour for people; beast of burden.
  2. A machine, e.g. a car, kept for practical use rather than for leisure or as a status symbol.
  3. Plodder (one who must level out lacking talent).
  4. A person who works exaggeratedly hard.
  5. Workaholic (one who cannot relax).

arbeitstier frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word arbeitstier occurs in german on average 0.3 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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