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befreien
Stressed vowel length and/or separability: befre̲i̲en

Translation of befreien in English:

transitives Verb

  • 4 (erlösen) See examples:jemanden von Schmerzen befreien
    free somebody of pain
    von seinen Leiden befreit werden
    (durch den Tod)
    be released from one's sufferings
    jemanden von Angst/einer Sorge befreien
    remove somebody's fear/free somebody of a worry
    ein befreiendes Lachen
    a laugh which breaks/broke the tension
  • 5 (reinigen) See examples:die Straße von Schnee/Eis befreien
    clear the road of snow/ice
    etwas von Läusen befreien
    rid something of lice

reflexives Verb

  • free oneself
    von from
    sich von Vorurteilen/traditionellen Denkweisen befreien
    rid oneself of prejudice sing. /break away from traditional ways of thinking

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