how to pronounce sanktionieren


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the above transcription of sanktionieren 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.

sanktionieren is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… des regimes in minsk sanktionieren heißt …”

meanings of sanktionieren


  1. To give official approval to; to sanction.
  2. To penalize with sanctions; to sanction.

sanktionieren frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sanktionieren occurs in german on average 0.3 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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