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British English: /pɛnɪˈtreɪʃ(ə)n/
American English: /ˌpɛnəˈtreɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of penetration in German:


  • 1 (finding of access into)
    Eindringen Neutr. (of in) + Akk.
    (of safe) Aufbrechen Neutr.
    (act of passing through) Durchdringen Neutr.
    (passage through) Durchdringung Fem.
  • 2no pl. [figurative] (discernment)
    Scharfsinn Mask.
    Scharfsinnigkeit Fem.
  • 4 (seeing into something)
    Durchdringen Neutr.
  • 5 (sexual)
    Eindringen des Gliedes [in die Scheide]
    Penetration Fem. [formal]
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