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Pronunciation: /ˈriːzn/

Translation of reason in German:


  • 1 (cause) Grund, der have no reason to complain sich nicht beklagen können for that [very] reason aus [eben] diesem Grund
  • 2 (power to understand; sense) Vernunft, die; (power to think) Verstand, der in or within reason innerhalb eines vernünftigen Rahmens it stands to reason that … es ist unzweifelhaft, dass …


  • 2reason with diskutieren mit (about, on über) (+ Akk.) you can't reason with her mit ihr kann man nicht vernünftig reden

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