abschließen

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

ab- +‎ schließen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔapʃliːsn̩/, /ˈʔapʃliːsən/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

abschließen (class 2 strong, third-person singular present schließt ab, past tense schloss ab, past participle abgeschlossen, past subjunctive schlösse ab, auxiliary haben)

  1. to end, to finish or complete (one's studies, a task)
  2. to shut off
  3. to lock; to seal off
  4. to conclude (a contract, a deal), to finalise/finalize (a contract, an agreement)

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  • Before the 1996 German spelling reform, the past tense was conjugated as schloß ab, schlossest/schloßt ab, schloß ab, schlossen ab, schloßt ab, schlossen ab, while the reformed spellings use schloss- consistently.

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