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British English: /ˈtɒnɪk/
American English: /ˈtɑnɪk/

Translation of tonic in German:


  • 1
    Tonikum, das
    it was as good as a tonic
    es hat mir/ihm usw. richtig gut getan
  • 2 [figurative]
    (invigorating influence) Wohltat, die [formal]
    the good news/his visit was a welcome tonic
    die gute Nachricht/sein Besuch war eine wahre Wohltat
  • 3
    (tonic water) Tonic, das
    gin etc. and tonic
    Gin usw. [mit] Tonic


  • 1 (Medicine)
    tonisch [specialist]
    wohltuend (Wirkung)

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