how to pronounce fordern


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the above transcription of fordern 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.

fordern is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… also wie haben wir fordern kurz vor der …”

meanings of fordern


  1. To require.
  2. To challenge.
  3. To demand, ask.
  4. To claim.

fordern frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word fordern occurs in german on average 25.6 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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