Share this entry

inconvenience
British English: /ɪnkənˈviːnɪəns/
American English: /ˌɪnkənˈvinjəns/

Translation of inconvenience in German:

noun no pl.

  • 1
    (discomfort, disadvantage)
    Unannehmlichkeiten
    to für
    put somebody to a lot of inconvenience
    jemandem große Unannehmlichkeiten bereiten
    go to a great deal of inconvenience
    große Unannehmlichkeiten auf sich Akk. nehmen
  • 2 (instance) See examples:if it's no inconvenience
    wenn es keine Umstände macht
    it is rather an inconvenience to have to wait
    es ist ziemlich unangenehm, warten zu müssen

transitive verb

  • Unannehmlichkeiten bereiten
    + Dat.
    (disturb)
    don't inconvenience yourself just for me or on my account
    mach [dir] meinetwegen nur keine Umstände!

Definition of inconvenience in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day innocuous
    Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
    adjective
    not harmful or offensive