how to pronounce rückschlag


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the above transcription of rückschlag 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.

rückschlag is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… das ist nur ein rückschlag aber wir …”

meanings of rückschlag


  1. Setback.
  2. Kickback.

rückschlag frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word rückschlag occurs in german on average 2.5 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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