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Pronunciation: /waɪld/

Translation of wild in German:


  • 1 wild lebend [Tier]; wild wachsend [Pflanze]
  • 3 (unrestrained) wild [Erregung] run wild [Pferd, Hund] frei herumlaufen [Kind] herumtoben send or drive sb wild jmdn. rasend vor Erregung machen
  • 4 [infml] (very keen) be wild about sb/sth wild auf jmdn./etw. sein


  • the wild[s] die Wildnis see an animal in the wild ein Tier in freier Wildbahn sehen

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