abspecken

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ab- +‎ Speck +‎ -en

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ab‧spe‧cken
  • IPA(key): /ˈapˌʃpɛkən/, [ˈʔapˌʃpɛkŋ̍]

Verb[edit]

abspecken (third-person singular simple present speckt ab, past tense speckte ab, past participle abgespeckt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive) to lose weight
  2. (transitive, figuratively) to diminish

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