erlassen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

er- +‎ lassen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔɛɐ̯ˈlasn̩/, /ʔɛɐ̯ˈlasən/

Verb[edit]

erlassen (class 7 strong, third-person singular simple present erlässt, past tense erließ, past participle erlassen, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to pass, to decree, to issue (a law, an act, a decision)
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 30/2010, page 92:
      Gerade erst hat Peking strenge Ausfuhrquoten für Seltene Erden erlassen – in der Hochtechnologie unentbehrliche Ressourcen, ohne die Hybridfahrzeuge, Hochleistungsmagnete und Festplattenlaufwerke nicht funktionieren.
      Just recently Beijing has issued strict export quotas for rare earths – indispensable resources in high technology, without which hybrid vehicles, high-performance magnets and disk drives do not function.
  2. to let off

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