Schranke

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From Middle High German schranke, related with German schränken (to put or pile things crosswise).

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Schranke f (genitive Schranke, plural Schranken)

  1. gate (barrier that can be pulled or moved up to allow passage)
    Synonyms: Schlagbaum (chiefly military)
  2. (by extension) a level crossing with such a gate
    Synonyms: Bahnübergang
  3. (chiefly figuratively) some other kind of barrier or limit
    Synonyms: Grenze

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