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British English: /dʒɪst/
American English: /dʒɪst/

Translation of gist in German:


  • Wesentliche Neutr.
    (of tale, argument, question, etc.) Kern Mask.
    this is the gist of what he said
    das hat er im Wesentlichen gesagt
    get the gist of something
    das Wesentliche einer Sache mitbekommen
    could you give me the gist of it/what's been going on?
    könntest du mir sagen, worum es hier geht?/was los gewesen ist?
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