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access
British English: /ˈaksɛs/
American English: /ˈækˌsɛs/

Translation of access in German:

noun no pl., no art.

  • 1 (entering)
    Zutritt, der
    to zu
    (by vehicles)
    Einfahren, das
    into in + Akk.
    this doorway is the only means of access
    diese Tür ist der einzige Zugang
    ‘no entry except for access’
    „Anlieger[verkehr] frei“
  • 2 (admission) See examples:gain or obtain or get access
    Einlass finden
  • 3no pl.
    (opportunity to use or approach)
    Zugang, der
    to zu
    the father has access to the children
    der Vater hat ein Recht zum Umgang mit den Kindern
    she was not allowed access to her personal file
    man verweigerte ihr die Einsichtnahme in ihre Personalakte
  • 4 (accessibility) See examples:easy/difficult of access
    leicht/schwer zugänglich
  • transitive verb (Computing) access the file/drive etc.
    auf die Datei/das Laufwerk usw. zugreifen

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