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Pronunciation: /məʊst/

Translation of most in German:


  • (in number, majority of) die meisten; (in amount) meist… make the most mistakes/the most noise die meisten Fehler/den größten Lärm machen for the most part größtenteils


  • 1 (greatest amount) the most it will cost is £10 es wird höchstens zehn Pfund kosten pay the most am meisten bezahlen
  • 2 (greater part) most of the girls die meisten Mädchen most of his friends die meisten seiner Freunde most of the poem der größte Teil des Gedichts most of the time die meiste Zeit


  • 1 am meisten the most interesting book das interessanteste Buch most often am häufigsten

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