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British English: /ˈtɛnʃ(ə)n/
American English: /ˈtɛnʃən/

Translation of tension in German:


surface tension
  • 1
    (latent hostility)
    tension between the police and the people is on the increase
    die Spannungen zwischen Polizei und Bevölkerung wachsen
    there is a lot of tension between them
    zwischen ihnen herrscht ein gespanntes Verhältnis
    there is a high level of tension in that area
    die Lage in diesem Gebiet ist sehr angespannt
    racial tension
  • 3no pl.
    (of violin string, tennis racquet)
  • 5
    (in knitting)
    check the tension
    eine Maschenprobe machen

transitive verb

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