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pen 1

British English: /pɛn/
American English: /pɛn/

noun

transitive verb -nn-

  • 2 (confine)pen somebody in a corner
    jemanden in eine Ecke drängen

Phrasal verbs

pen in

1 2 [figurative] (restrict) feel penned in by one's life
sein Leben sehr beengend finden

pen up

pen in 2
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pen 2

noun

  • 1 (for writing)
    Federhalter Mask.
    (fountain pen) Füller Mask.
    (ball pen)
    Kuli Mask. [informal]
    (felt-tip pen) Filzstift Mask.
    (ball pen or felt-tip pen) Stift Mask.
    make one's living by the pen
    vom Schreiben leben
    the pen is mightier than the sword [proverb]
    die Feder ist mächtiger als das Schwert
    paper 1 1

transitive verb -nn-

  • pen a letter to/a note for somebody
    jemandem einen Brief/ein paar Worte schreiben
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pen 3

noun

  • (female swan)
    weiblicher Schwan
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pen 4

noun

  • (American English) [informal] (penitentiary)
    Knast Mask. [informal]
    do eight years in the pen
    acht Jahre [Knast] abreißen [slang]
    acht Jahre [Knast] absitzen [informal]
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