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knapp
Pronunciation: / knap /

Translation of knapp in English:

Adjektiv

  • 3 (nicht ganz) See examples:vor einer knappen Stunde
    almost or just under an hour ago

adverbial

  • 1 (kaum ausreichend) See examples:knapp bemessen sein seine Zeit war knapp bemessen
    his time was limited
    knapp gerechnet
    at the lowest estimate
    jemanden knapp halten
    [umgangssprachlich]
    keep somebody short
    mit of
  • 2 (gerade ausreichend) See examples:knapp gewinnen/verlieren
    win/lose narrowly or by a narrow margin
    eine Prüfung knapp bestehen
    just pass an examination

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