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Pronunciation: /ˈdʌbl/

Translation of double in German:


  • doppelt be double the height/width/length doppelt so hoch/breit/lang sein


  • 2 (twice as much) doppelt so viel; (twice as many) doppelt so viele
  • 3 (person) Doppelgänger, der/, -gängerin, die
  • 5at the double [Mil.] im Laufschritt [fig.], ganz schnell


  • sich verdoppeln

Phrasal verbs

double ˈback

v.i. kehrtmachen [ugs.]

double ˈup

v.i. sich krümmen (with vor) (+ Dat.)

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