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British English: /ˈpɔɪz(ə)n/
American English: /ˈpɔɪz(ə)n/

Translation of poison in German:


  • (harmful substance) (literal or figurative)
    Gift Neutr.
    slow poison
    langsam wirkendes Gift
    hate somebody/something like poison
    jemanden/etwas wie die Pest hassen
    what's your poison? [informal]
    was trinkst du?

transitive verb

  • 2 [figurative]
    (corrupt) vergiften (Gedanken, Seele)
    (injure, destroy)
    ruinieren (Ehe, Leben)
    vergällen (Freude)
    verderben (Speisen, Feldfrüchte usw.)
    poison somebody's mind
    jemanden verderben
    jemanden korrumpieren [formal]
    she poisoned his mind or caused his thoughts to be poisoned against me
    sie hat ihn gegen mich aufgebracht
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