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proof

Pronunciation: /pruːf/

Translation of proof in German:

n.

  • 3 (proving) in proof of zum Beweis (+ Gen.)
  • 4no art. (standard of strength) Proof (o. Art.) 100° proof (BrE) , 128° proof (AmE) 64 Vol.-% Alkohol
  • 5 [Printing] [Korrektur]abzug, der

adj.

  • 1be proof against sth unempfindlich gegen etw. sein [fig.], gegen etw. immun sein
  • 2in comb. [kugel-, einbruch-, idioten] sicher; [schall-, wasser] dicht flame-proof nicht brennbar

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