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bud
British English: /bʌd/
American English: /bəd/

Translation of bud in German:

noun

  • Knospe, die
    come into bud/be in bud
    Knospen treiben
    the trees are in bud
    die Bäume schlagen aus
    nip something in the bud
    [figurative]
    etwas im Keim ersticken

intransitive verb -dd-

  • Knospen treiben
    a budding painter/actor
    [figurative]
    ein angehender Maler/Schauspieler

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