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Pronunciation: /paʊns/

Translation of pounce in German:


  • 1 sich auf sein Opfer stürzen; [Raubvogel] herabstoßen auf (+ Akk.)
  • 2 [fig.] pounce [up]on/at sich stürzen auf (+ Akk.)

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