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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: bele̲gen

Translation of belegen in English:

transitives Verb

  • 4 (Sport)den ersten/letzten Platz belegen
    come first or take first place/come last
  • 6 (versehen)jemanden/etwas mit etwas belegen
    impose something on somebody/something
    jemanden mit einem Spitznamen belegen
    give somebody a nickname
  • 7eine Schule mit Flüchtlingen belegen
    accommodate refugees in a school

intransitives Verb

  • (Hochschulwesen)
    enrol or register [for seminars/lectures] for the coming semester
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