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British English: /ˈdɪst(ə)nt/
American English: /ˈdɪstənt/

Translation of distant in German:


  • 1 (far) from nearby and distant parts
    von od. aus nah und fern
    be distant [from somebody]
    weit [von jemandem] weg sein
    about three miles distant from here
    ungefähr drei Meilen von hier [entfernt]
  • 2 [figurative] (remote)
    entfernt (Ähnlichkeit, Verwandtschaft, Verwandte, Beziehung)
    it's a distant prospect/possibility
    das ist Zukunftsmusik
    distant memories/recollections
    weit zurückreichende Erinnerungen
    have a distant memory of something
    sich an etwas Akk. vage erinnern
  • 3 (in time) in the distant past/future
    in ferner Vergangenheit/Zukunft
    in some distant era
    in fernen Zeiten
  • 4 (cool)
    distanziert (Mensch, Haltung)
    be distant with somebody
    jemandem gegenüber reserviert sein

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