auswärts

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ūzwertes, from Old High German ūzwertes. Analysable as aus +‎ -wärts. Cognate with English outwards.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaʊ̯svɛrts/, [ˈʔäo̯svɛʁt͡s], [-vɛɐ̯t͡s], [-ʋ-]
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auswärts

  1. out of town; outside the place in question
    Am Wochenende kommen immer viele Leute von auswärts hierhin zum Einkaufen.
    On weekends, a lot of people always come here from out of town for shopping.
  2. (sports) away; on the opponent’s turf
  3. (chiefly in the context of eating) outside one’s house; out
    Wenn wir auswärts essen, ist es immer gut, weil wir nicht kochen müssen. Stattdessen werden wir bedient.
    When we go out to eat, it's always good because we don't have to cook. Instead, we are served.
  4. (dated) outwards; to the outside

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