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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: ergre̲i̲fen

Translation of ergreifen in English:

unregelmäßiges transitives Verb

  • 4 [figurativ] (aufnehmen)einen Beruf ergre̲i̲fen
    take up a career
    die Initiative/eine Gelegenheit ergre̲i̲fen
    take the initiative/an opportunity

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