skärpa

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skärpa c

  1. sharpness; the cutting ability of an edge
  2. sharpness, distinctness in an image

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skärpa (present skärper, preterite skärpte, supine skärpt, imperative skärp)

  1. (about a cutting blade, or an argument) sharpen; to make sharp
  2. sharpen; to make stricter
    Säkerhetskontrollen vid flygplatserna har skärpts ytterligare.
    The security checks at the airports has been toughened up even more.
  3. (reflexive) to behave better; to improve one's behaviour; as in to slack less and work more

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