abbrechen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ab- +‎ brechen. Cognate with Dutch afbreken (to demolish, to decompose).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʔapˌbʁɛçn̩], [ˈʔapˌbʁɛçən]
  • Hyphenation: ab‧bre‧chen
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Verb[edit]

abbrechen (class 4 strong, third-person singular simple present bricht ab, past tense brach ab, past participle abgebrochen, auxiliary haben)

  1. To break off (remove by breaking)
  2. To terminate (end incompletely)
  3. To discard (throw away)
  4. To pull down (demolish)

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