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aufeinander
Stressed vowel length and/or separability: auf·einạnder

Translation of aufeinander in English:

Adverb

  • on top of one another or each other
    (zusammen) (gegeneinander)
    against each other
    against one another
    die Bücher sollen aufeinander liegen
    the books should lie one on top of the other
    zwei Autos waren aufeinander gefahren
    two cars had collided with each other or one another
    aufeinander warten
    wait for each other or one another
    aufeinander zugehen
    walk towards or approach one another or each other
    die Zähne aufeinander beißen aufeinander folgen
    follow each other or one another
    aufeinander folgend an mehreren aufeinander folgenden Tagen
    several days running
    on several successive days
    wenn es regnet, hängt man den ganzen Tag im Hotel aufeinander [informal]
    when it rains, people hang around on top of each other all day in the hotel
    die Hunde aufeinander hetzen
    set the dogs on each other or one another
    aufeinander prallen
    crash into each other or one another
    (armies)
    clash
    [figurative] (opinions)
    clash
    etwas aufeinander schichten
    stack something up
    Kisten aufeinander türmen
    stack crates [up] one on top of the other
    wo die Linien aufeinander stoßen
    where the lines meet
    aufeinander treffen
    (teams, enemies, opponents, streets)
    meet
    (missiles)
    collide
    hit each other
    hit one another

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