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

Translation of spur in German:


  • 1
    Sporn, der
    put or set spurs to one's horse
    seinem Pferd die Sporen geben
    win one's spurs (History) /
    sich Dat. die [ersten] Sporen verdienen
  • 2 [figurative]
    Ansporn, der
    to für
    act or serve as a spur to somebody in something
    jemanden bei etwas anspornen
    on the spur of the moment
    ganz spontan
  • 3
    (branch road)
    Nebenstraße, die
  • 6 (Botany) (short branch)
    Kurztrieb, der
    kurzer Zweig

transitive verb -rr-

  • 1 (prick)
    die Sporen geben
    + Dat.
  • 2 [figurative]
    spur somebody [on] to something/to do something
    jemanden zu etwas anspornen/anspornen, etwas zu tun
  • 3 [figurative] (stimulate)
    in Gang setzen

intransitive verb -rr-

  • das Pferd/die Pferde antreiben

Phrasal verbs

spur on

transitive verb
spur 2 2

Definition of spur in:

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