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British English: /ˈskatə/
American English: /ˈskædər/

Translation of scatter in German:

transitive verb

  • 1
    zunichte machen
    he slammed his fist on the table, scattering china everywhere
    er schlug mit der Faust auf den Tisch, dass das Porzellan in alle Richtungen flog
  • 2 (distribute irregularly)
    ice cream with nuts scattered on top
    mit Nüssen bestreutes Eis
  • 3
    (partly cover) (Straße)
    scatter a field with seeds
    Samen auf einem Feld ausstreuen

intransitive verb


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