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checkmate
British English: /ˈtʃɛkmeɪt/
American English: /ˈtʃɛkˌmeɪt/

Translation of checkmate in German:

noun

exclamation

transitive verb

  • 1
    matt setzen
  • 2
    [figurative]
    zunichte machen

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