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British English: /ˈtʃan(ə)l/
American English: /ˈtʃænl/

Translation of channel in German:


  • 1
    Kanal Mask.
    (gutter) Rinnstein Mask.
    (navigable part of waterway) Fahrrinne Fem.
    the Channel (British English)
    der [Ärmel]kanal
    channel of a/the river
    Flussbett Neutr.
  • 2 [figurative]
    Kanal Mask.
    your application will go through the usual channels
    Ihre Bewerbung wird auf dem üblichen Weg weitergeleitet
    you must apply through the official channels
    Sie müssen mit Ihrer Bewerbung den Dienstweg einhalten
    direct somebody's talents into the right channel
    jemandes Talente in die richtige Bahn lenken
  • 4 (on recording tape etc.)
    Spur Fem.
  • 5
    (groove) Rille Fem.
    (flute) Kannelüre Fem.

transitive verb -ll-

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