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vertreiben
Stressed vowel length and/or separability: vertre̲i̲ben

Translation of vertreiben in English:

unregelmäßiges transitives Verb

  • 1
    drive out (aus of)
    (wegjagen) drive away (animal, smoke, clouds, etc.) (aus from)
    aus der Heimat vertrieben werden
    be driven out of or expelled from one's homeland
    die vertriebenen Juden
    the exiled or expelled Jews
    von Haus und Hof vertrieben werden
    be turned out of house and home
    jemanden aus seinem Amt vertreiben
    oust somebody from office
    jemanden [von seinem Platz] vertreiben
    take somebody's seat
    bleiben Sie doch ruhig sitzen, ich wollte Sie nicht vertreiben
    please don't get up, I didn't mean to take your place or chase you away
    die Müdigkeit/Sorgen vertreiben
    [figurativ]
    fight off tiredness/drive troubles away
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