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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: bra̲u̲chen

Translation of brauchen in English:

transitives Verb

  • 2 (aufwenden müssen)mit dem Fahrrad/Auto braucht er nur zehn Minuten
    it only takes him ten minutes on his bicycle/by car
    er hat für die Arbeit Jahre gebraucht
    the work took him years
    wie lange brauchst du dafür?
    how long will it take you?
    (im Allgemeinen) how long does it take you?

intransitives Verb

  • [formal] [archaic] (bedürfen)es braucht keines weiteren Beweises
    no further proof is needed or necessary

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