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British English: /ˈkɛt(ə)l/
American English: /ˈkɛdl/

Translation of kettle in German:


  • [Wasser]kessel Mask.
    a pretty or fine kettle of fish [ironic]
    eine schöne Bescherung [informal] [ironic]
    a different or another kettle of fish
    eine ganz andere Sache

transitive verb

  • (esp. (British English) )
    einkesseln (Demonstranten)

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