See also: betrieb
A calque of Middle Low German bedrîf, like the underlying verb betreiben (from bedrîven). The noun is closer to the Low German form because of the preserved monophthong (instead of *Betreib). See the regular development in cognate Dutch bedrijf.
- (countable) company; business
- (countable) factory; works
- (uncountable) operating; running (of an engine, etc.)
- (uncountable) bustle; fuss
Declension of Betrieb
- Betrieb in Duden online