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zurück|halten

Translation of zurück|halten in English:

unr. tr. V.

  • 1jmdn. zurückhalten hold sb back (von etw. abhalten) stop sb

unr. refl. V.

  • restrain or control oneself sich in einer Diskussion zurückhalten keep in the background in a discussion

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