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From Middle High German üebunge, from Old High German uobunga. Equivalent to üben +‎ -ung.


  • IPA(key): /ˈyːbʊŋ/
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Übung f (genitive Übung, plural Übungen)

  1. (uncountable) practice (degree of being used to and proficient in some activity)
  2. (countable) practice; exercise; training; workout; drill; maneuver (the usually repeated performance of an activity for the sake of improvement and learning)
  3. (countable) a kind of university class where skills taught in lectures or seminars are exercised (similar to a Tutorium, but more likely to be obligatory and taught by proper staff)


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Further reading[edit]

  • Übung” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Übung” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Übung in Duden online