how to pronounce spesen


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the above transcription of spesen 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.

spesen is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… war also es viel spesen nichts gewesen …”

meanings of spesen


  1. Charges, costs and expenses incurred in the performance of one′s job that are reimbursed by the employer; (allowable, travel and entertainment/T&E) expenses.

spesen frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word spesen occurs in german on average 0.9 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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