how to pronounce zuschlag


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the above transcription of zuschlag 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.

zuschlag is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… dreifache der zuschlag bei biofleisch …”

meanings of zuschlag


  1. Surcharge, additional charge, extra fee.
  2. Extra pay, bonus, premium, compensation, supplement (for example for weekend or holiday work).
  3. To be awarded the contract (in contract bidding, tendering).
  4. To be knocked down, to go to someone, to declare (something) sold with a blow from the gavel (at an auction).

zuschlag frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word zuschlag occurs in german on average 1.4 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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