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Pronunciation: /pɑːst/

Translation of past in German:


  • 3attrib. (just gone by) letzt…; vergangen in the past few days während der letzten Tage


  • Vergangenheit, die in the past früher in der Vergangenheit [leben] be a thing of the past der Vergangenheit angehören


  • (in time) nach; (in place) hinter (+ Dat.) half past three halb vier five [minutes] past two fünf [Minuten] nach zwei gaze/walk past sb/sth an jmdm./etw. vorbeiblicken/vorbeigehen past repair nicht mehr zu reparieren


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