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British English: /spəː/
American English: /spər/

Translation of spur in German:


  • 1
    Sporn Mask.
    put or set spurs to one's horse
    seinem Pferd die Sporen geben
    win one's spurs (History) / [figurative]
    sich Dat. die [ersten] Sporen verdienen
  • 2 [figurative] (stimulus)
    Ansporn Mask. (to für)
    act or serve as a spur to somebody in something
    jemanden bei etwas anspornen
    on the spur of the moment
    ganz spontan
  • 6 (Botany) (short branch)
    Kurztrieb Mask.
    kurzer Zweig

transitive verb -rr-

  • 1 (prick)
    die Sporen geben + Dat.
    spornen [archaic]
  • 2 [figurative] (incite) spur somebody [on] to something/to do something
    jemanden zu etwas anspornen/anspornen, etwas zu tun

intransitive verb -rr-

  • das Pferd/die Pferde antreiben

Phrasal verbs

spur on

antreiben (Pferd)
spur 2 2
Definition of spur in:
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