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Pronunciation: /bəˈɡeːɡnən/

Translation of begegnen in English:

intransitives Verb mit sein

  • 1jemandem begegnen
    meet somebody
    sich Dat. od. einander begegnen ihre Blicke begegneten sich (Dat.) [formal]
    their eyes met
  • 2 (antreffen)einer Sache (Dat.) begegnen
    encounter something
    come across something
    solche Ausdrücke begegnen einem
    one encounters such expressions
  • 3 [formal] (widerfahren)etwas begegnet jemandem
    something happens to somebody
  • 4 [formal] (behandeln)jemandem freundlich/höflich usw. begegnen
    behave in a friendly/polite etc. way towards somebody
    treat somebody in a friendly/polite etc. way
    einem Vorschlag kühl begegnen
    treat a suggestion with coolness
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