betrachten

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

be- +‎ trachten

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betrachten (past singular betrachtte, past participle betracht)

  1. to exercise carefully

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The verb is limited to a number of expressions, like:

  • zijn plicht betrachten - acquit oneself of one's duty
  • de nodige zorgvuldigheid betrachten - exercise due care

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German betrahten borrowed from Old High German bitrahtōn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /bəˈtʁaχtən/, [bəˈtʁaχtn̩]

Verb[edit]

betrachten (third-person singular simple present betrachtet, past tense betrachtete, past participle betrachtet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to look (at)
  2. to look, to consider (at)
  3. to regard, to consider, look upon (something)

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