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raw
British English: /rɔː/
American English: //

Translation of raw in German:

adjective

  • 3
    (unbound)
    ungesäumt
    (Kante, Stoff)
  • 4 (stripped of skin)
    (Fleisch)
    (Wunde)
    (sore)
    (Füße)
    touch or hit a raw nerve
    einen wunden Punkt od. eine empfindliche Stelle treffen
  • 6 (untreated)
    Roh
    (haut, -holz, -seide, -zucker, -erz, -leder)
    (undiluted)
    (Alkohol)
  • 7 [figurative]
    (unpolished)

noun

  • nature in the raw
    unverfälschte Natur
    life in the raw in the raw
    [figurative] (schlafen)
    touch somebody on the raw (British English)
    jemanden an [s]einer verwundbaren Stelle treffen

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