unterliegen

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German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German unterligen, from Old High German untarliggan (to lie beneath), equivalent to unter- +‎ liegen. More at underlie.

Verb[edit]

unterliegen (class 5 strong, third-person singular simple present unterliegt, past tense unterlag, past participle unterlegen, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. (intransitive + dative) To be inferior to, be beaten by.
  2. (intransitive + dative) To be subject to.
    Das unterliegt keiner Kontrolle.
    It’s not controlled in any way.
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Etymology 2[edit]

unter +‎ liegen

Verb[edit]

unterliegen (class 5 strong, third-person singular simple present liegt unter, past tense lag unter, past participle untergelegen, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. to lie beneath
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