how to pronounce bestechen


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the above transcription of bestechen 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.

bestechen is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… beamte sogar minister bestechen damit …”

meanings of bestechen


  1. To win over.
  2. To bribe.

bestechen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bestechen occurs in german on average 1.9 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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