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cramp
British English: /kramp/
American English: /kræmp/

Translation of cramp in German:

noun

  • 1
    (Medicine)
    Krampf, der
    suffer an attack of cramp
    einen Krampf bekommen
    have cramp [in one's leg/arm]
    einen Krampf [im Bein/Arm] haben
    writer's cramp
  • 3 (Architecture)cramp[-iron]
    [Bau]klammer, die

transitive verb

  • 1
    (confine)
    cramp [up]
    zusammenpferchen
    cramp somebody's style
    jemanden einengen
  • 2
    (restrict) (Willen, Eifer, Fleiß, Handel)

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