how to pronounce sitzenbleiben


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sitzenbleiben is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of sitzenbleiben


  1. To be left on the shelf (to remain unmarried as a woman).
  2. To be left with, to be sitting on (to find no customer for something).
  3. To not prove, to not rise (to not become aerated by the action of yeast) (of dough).
  4. To stay down, be held back (to repeat a school year, not having been moved up a class/grade).
  5. To be tarnished by, to be a black mark against somebody′s name.

sitzenbleiben frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sitzenbleiben occurs in german on average 0.5 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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