how to pronounce gegenüber


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gegenüber is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… dem virus jungfräulich gegenüber in der …”

meanings of gegenüber


  1. Compared to.
  2. Opposite.
  3. To, toward, towards.
  4. Vis-à-vis, in dealings with, in dealing with, towards.


  1. The other; the partner in a conversion; someone who is face to face with you.
  2. Opponent.
  3. Counterpart.


  1. On the opposite side.

gegenüber frequency in german - A1 level of CEFR

the word gegenüber occurs in german on average 173.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with gegenüber


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