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stress
British English: /strɛs/
American English: /strɛs/

Translation of stress in German:

noun

  • 1
    (strain) Stress, der
    be [placed] under stress
    unter Stress Dat. stehen
  • 2 (emphasis)
    Betonung, die
    Nachdruck, der
    lay or place or put [a] stress on something
    auf etwas Akk. Wert od. Gewicht legen
  • 3 (accentuation)
    Betonung, die
    (in verse)
    Hebung, die
    put the/a stress on something
    etwas betonen
    which syllable carries the stress?
    welche Silbe trägt den Ton?

transitive verb

  • 1 (emphasize)
    Wert legen auf + Akk. (richtige Ernährung, gutes Benehmen, Sport usw.)
    stress [the point] that …
    darauf hinweisen, dass …
  • 2
    (Linguistics)
    betonen (Silbe, Vokal usw.)

Phrasal verbs

stress out

transitive or intransitive verb
stressen [colloquial]

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