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British English: /ˈhɑːnəs/
American English: /ˈhɑrnəs/

Translation of harness in German:


  • 2
    (on parachute) Gurtzeug Neutr.
    (for toddler, dog) Laufgeschirr Neutr.
    (for window cleaner, steeplejack, etc.) Sicherheitsgürtel Mask.
    in harness [figurative] (in the daily routine)
    in der Tretmühle [informal] [pejorative] (together) gemeinsam
    die in harness
    in den Sielen sterben
    out of harness [figurative]
    außer Dienst
    double harness

transitive verb

  • 1 (put harness on) harness a horse to a cart
    ein Pferd vor einen Wagen spannen

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