how to pronounce missbrauchen


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the above transcription of missbrauchen 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.

missbrauchen is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… eine idee missbrauchen könnte sollte man …”

meanings of missbrauchen


  1. To abuse; to violate (rape or assault sexually).
  2. To abuse (use improperly).
  3. To maltreat; to abuse (treat improperly or violently).

missbrauchen frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word missbrauchen occurs in german on average 4.7 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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