how to pronounce zurückhalten


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zurückhalten is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… autokäufen zurückhalten wollen ja weil …”

meanings of zurückhalten


  1. To hold onto oneself.
  2. To hold back.

zurückhalten frequency in german - C2 level of CEFR

the word zurückhalten occurs in german on average 4.4 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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