how to pronounce widerspruch


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the above transcription of widerspruch 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.

widerspruch is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… ein kurzer widerspruch christoph schmidt …”

meanings of widerspruch


  1. Objection, protest.
  2. Contradiction.

widerspruch frequency in german - B2 level of CEFR

the word widerspruch occurs in german on average 15.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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