how to pronounce vorsatz


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the above transcription of vorsatz 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.

vorsatz is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… der vorsatz nicht vorliegt und deswegen …”

meanings of vorsatz


  1. Something in front of something else.
  2. Intention, something undertaken; resolution.
  3. Malice, intention, premeditation.
  4. An extension or accessory to a machine or tool that allows performance of specialized work.
  5. The preceding sentence.
  6. Flyleaf.

vorsatz frequency in german - C1 level of CEFR

the word vorsatz occurs in german on average 7.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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