how to pronounce fortbestehen


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fortbestehen is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… nicht weiter fortbestehen und …”

meanings of fortbestehen


  1. To linger, to survive.

fortbestehen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fortbestehen occurs in german on average 1 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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