Republikflucht

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Republik (republic) +‎ Flucht (escape).

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  • IPA(key): [ʁepuˈbliːkˌflʊxt], [ʁepuˈblɪkˌflʊxt]

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Republikflucht f (genitive Republikflucht, no plural)

  1. euphemistic term for the "crime" of escaping from East Germany, usually seeking shelter in Western Germany

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