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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: verschli̲e̲ßen

Translation of verschließen in English:

unregelmäßiges transitives Verb

unregelmäßiges reflexives Verb

  • 1sich jemandem verschließen
    be closed to somebody
    shut oneself off from somebody
    er verschloss sich
    he shut up like a clam
    der tiefere Sinn verschloss sich ihm
    the deeper meaning remained obscure to him
    verschlossen 2
  • 2in sich einer Sache (Dat.) verschließen
    close one's mind to something
    (ignorieren) ignore something
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