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pedantic
British English: /pɪˈdantɪk/
American English: /pəˈdæn(t)ɪk/

Translation of pedantic in German:

adjective

  • 1
    (ostentatiously learned)
    schulmeisterlich
    [derogatory]
  • 2
    (unduly concerned with formal detail) [derogatory]

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