how to pronounce engpass


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engpass is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… habe der engpass denen es noch zu …”

meanings of engpass


  1. Strait; bottleneck; shortage; shortfall (difficult situation where there is a lack of ressources or space).
  2. Defile (very narrow path, especially in mountainous terrain).

engpass frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word engpass occurs in german on average 0.9 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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