There are 2 main translations of scout in German:

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scout 1

British English: /skaʊt/
American English: /skaʊt/

noun

  • 1[Boy] Scout King's/Queen's Scout ((im Britischen Commonwealth) Pfadfinder der höchsten Rangstufe) Girl Scout
  • 2 (Military etc.) (sent to get information)
    (Späher der, Späherin die)
    (Kundschafter der, Kundschafterin die)
    (aircraft)
  • 3 (British English) (University)
    (college servant)
    Collegediener, der
  • 4 [colloquial] (helpful person) See examples:be a good scout
    immer bereit sein zu helfen

intransitive verb

  • scout for somebody/something
    nach jemandem/etwas Ausschau halten:
    be scouting for talent
    auf Talentsuche sein

Phrasal verbs

scout about

scout around
intransitive verb
sich umsehen
for nach
Ausschau halten
for nach

scout out

transitive verb

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scout 2

transitive verb

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