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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: bedi̲e̲nen

Translation of bedienen in English:

transitives Verb

  • 3in [mit etwas] gut/schlecht bedient sein [informal]
    be well-served/ill-served [by something]
    mit diesem Artikel sind Sie gut bedient
    this article will give you good value for money
    bedient sein [slang]
    have had enough
    have had all one can take
  • 5 (Fußball)jemanden bedienen
    pass to somebody
    die Stürmer mit hervorragenden Pässen bedienen
    provide the forwards with excellent service

intransitives Verb

reflexives Verb

  • 1 sich selbst bedienen (im Geschäft, Restaurant usw.)
    serve oneself
  • 2 [formal]sich einer Sache (Gen.) bedienen
    make use of or use something
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