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lapse
British English: /laps/
American English: /læps/

Translation of lapse in German:

noun

  • 1 (interval) See examples:a/the lapse of …
    eine/die Zeitspanne von …
    a lapse in the conversation
    eine Gesprächspause
  • 3
    (deviation) from gegen
    momentary lapse of concentration
    momentane Konzentrationsschwäche
    a lapse from his high standard
    eine Abweichung von seinem hohen Standard
    lapse from good taste
    Geschmacksverirrung, die
  • 4 (Law) (termination of right) (of patent)
    Erlöschen, das
    (of legacy)
    Heimfall, der

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (fail)
    lapse from something
    etwas vermissen lassen
  • 2 (sink) See examples:lapse into
    verfallen in
    + Akk.
    fallen in
    + Akk. (Schlaf, Koma)
    + Dat. (Sucht, Ketzerei)
  • 3 (become void)
    (Vertrag, Versicherungspolice usw.)
    ungültig werden
    (Plan, Projekt)
    hinfällig werden
    (Anspruch)
  • 4lapse to somebody (Law)
    auf jemanden übergehen
    an jemanden fallen

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