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British English: /pruːf/
American English: /pruf/

Translation of proof in German:


  • 1 (fact, evidence)
    Beweis Mask.
    very good proof
    sehr gute Beweise
    proof of purchase
    Kaufbeleg Mask.
    burden 1 1
  • 3no pl. (proving)in proof of
    zum Beweis + Gen.
    be capable of experimental proof
    sich experimentell beweisen lassen
  • 4no pl. (test, trial)
    Beweis Mask.
    put a theory to the proof
    eine Theorie unter Beweis stellen
    the proof of the pudding is in the eating [proverb]
  • 5no pl., no art. (standard of strength)
    Proof o. Art.
    100 proof (British English) , 128 proof (American English)
    64 Vol.-% Alkohol
    above/below proof
    über/unter 57,27 Vol.-% Alkohol
  • 7 (Photography, Art)
    [Probe]abzug Mask.


  • 1 (impervious)be proof against something
    unempfindlich gegen etwas sein
    gegen etwas immun sein
    proof against wind/bullets/the weather
  • 2in comb. (resistant to)
    (kugel-, bruch-, einbruch-, diebes-, idioten)
    (schall-, wasser)
  • 3
    hochprozentig (Alkohol)
    this liqueur is 67.4° (British English) or (American English) 76.8° proof
    dieser Likör hat 38,4 Vol.-% Alkohol

transitive verb

  • 2 (Photography, Art)
    einen [Probe]abzug herstellen von
  • 4 (in baking)
    gehen lassen
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