how to pronounce betreten


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the above transcription of betreten 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.

betreten is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… wenn sie diese aula betreten diesen raum …”

meanings of betreten


  1. Entry.
  2. Access.


  1. To enter.


  1. Embarrassed.

betreten frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word betreten occurs in german on average 20.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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