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Pronunciation: /knap/

Translation of knapp in English:


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


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

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