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British English: /əˈdrɛs/
American English: /əˈdrɛs/
, /ˈæˌdrɛs/

Translation of address in German:

transitive verb

  • 1address something to somebody/something
    etwas an jemanden/etwas richten
    you must address your complaint to …
    richten Sie Ihre Beschwerde an + Akk.
    address oneself to somebody/something
    sich an jemanden/etwas wenden
  • 2 (mark with address)
    adressieren (to an) + Akk.
    mit Anschrift versehen
  • 3 (speak to)
    anreden (Person)
    sprechen zu (Zuhörern)
    address somebody as something
    jemanden mit etwas od. als etwas anreden
  • 4 (give attention to)
    angehen (Problem)
  • 5 (apply)address oneself to something
    sich zu etwas anschicken


  • 4in pl. [archaic] (courteous approach)
    Werben Neutr.
    pay one's addresses to somebody [archaic]
    jemandem den Hof machen
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