how to pronounce betäubung


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betäubung is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… gibt illegale tötungen ohne betäubung es …”

meanings of betäubung


  1. Emotional numbness, a state of apathy or shock.
  2. Narcosis, anesthesia (local or general anesthesia), any state of numbness or reduced consciousness caused by outside influence.
  3. Physical numbness in general.
  4. Narcosis, anesthesia, the act of causing such a state.
  5. Narcotic, anesthetic, the substance used to induce such a state.

betäubung frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word betäubung occurs in german on average 2.4 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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