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tower
British English: /ˈtaʊə/
American English: /ˈtaʊ(ə)r/

Translation of tower in German:

noun

ivory tower
  • 2 (fortress)
    Festung, die
    Wehrturm, der
    the Tower [of London]
    der Tower [von London]
  • 3be a tower of strength [to somebody]
    [figurative]
    [jemandem] ein fester Rückhalt sein

intransitive verb

  • in die Höhe ragen
    tower to [a height of] 200 feet
    200 Fuß hoch aufragen

Phrasal verbs

tower above

tower over
transitive verb tower above or over somebody/something (literal or figurative)
jemanden/etwas überragen
she saw the giant towering above her
sie sah die ragende Gestalt des Riesen über sich Dat. [formal]
the building/mountain towers above or over the town/landscape
das Gebäude/der Berg ragt über der Stadt/Landschaft [formal]

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