how to pronounce kürzen


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the above transcription of kürzen 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.

kürzen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sozialausgaben kürzen steuern erhöhen …”

meanings of kürzen


  1. To abbreviate.
  2. To shorten.
  3. To cancel (a fraction, equation or term).
  4. To abridge.

kürzen frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word kürzen occurs in german on average 4.1 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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