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British English: /plɛdʒ/
American English: /plɛdʒ/

Translation of pledge in German:


  • 1 (promise, vow)
    under the pledge of secrecy
    unter dem Siegel der Geheimhaltung
    take or sign the pledge
    sich zur Abstinenz verpflichten
    dem Alkohol abschwören
  • 3
    [Unter]pfand, das
  • 4
    (state of being pledged)
    put something in pledge
    etwas verpfänden
    take something out of pledge
    etwas auslösen

transitive verb

  • 1 (promise solemnly)
    pledge one's word/honour
    sein Wort/seine Ehre verpfänden
    pledge one's service[s]
    seine Dienste zusichern
  • 4
    (drink to health of)
    einen Trinkspruch od. Toast ausbringen auf
    + Akk.
    they pledged each other
    sie tranken auf ihr gegenseitiges Wohl

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