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sister
British English: /ˈsɪstə/
American English: /ˈsɪstər/

Translation of sister in German:

noun

  • 1 she has been a sister to him/her
    [figurative]
    sie war für ihn/sie wie eine Schwester
    the Robinson sisters
    die Robinson-Schwestern
  • 3
    (Religion)
    Sister of Mercy
    Barmherzige Schwester
  • 5 (British English) [colloquial]
    (nurse)

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