how to pronounce machtergreifung


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machtergreifung is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… 1933 nach hitlers machtergreifung nach …”

meanings of machtergreifung


  1. Seizure of power, specifically in reference to Hitler's appointment as chancellor on 30 January 1933.

machtergreifung frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word machtergreifung occurs in german on average 1.4 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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