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Pronunciation: / ɛŋ /

Translation of eng in English:


  • 5im Komp. u. Sup. (begrenzt) See examples:in die engere Wahl kommen
    be short-listed
    in der engeren Wahl sein
    be on the shortlist
    im engeren Sinne
    in the stricter sense


  • 1 (dicht) See examples:eng schreiben
    write closely together
    eng [zusammen]sitzen/-stehen
    sit/stand close together
    eng bedruckt/beschrieben
  • 3 (beschränkt) See examples:etwas zu eng auslegen
    interpret something too narrowly
    das siehst du zu eng
    there's more to it than that
    eng begrenzt

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