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British English: /ˈkeɪb(ə)l/
American English: /ˈkeɪbəl/

Translation of cable in German:


  • 1 (rope)
    Kabel Neutr.
    Trosse Fem. (Nautical)
    (of mountain railway) Seil Neutr.
  • 2 (Electricity, Telecommunications)
    Kabel Neutr.
  • 3 (cablegram)
    Kabel Neutr.
    Überseetelegramm Neutr.
  • 4 (Nautical)
    (chain of anchor) Ankerkette Fem.
    (measure) Kabellänge Fem.

transitive verb

  • (transmit)
    telegraphisch durchgeben
    kabeln (Mitteilung, Nachricht)
    (inform) cable somebody
    jemandem kabeln

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