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

Translation of harness in German:

noun

  • 2 (on parachute)
    Gurtzeug, das
    (for toddler, dog)
    Laufgeschirr, das
    (for window cleaner, steeplejack, etc.)
    Sicherheitsgürtel, der
    in harness [figurative]
    (in the daily routine)
    in der Tretmühle
    [colloquial] [derogatory] (together)
    die in harness 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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