entbehren

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German enbern, from Old High German inberan. Cognate with Luxembourgish entbieren, Dutch ontberen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛntˈbeːʁən/
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  • Rhymes: -eːʀən

Verb[edit]

entbehren (weak, third-person singular present entbehrt, past tense entbehrte, past participle entbehrt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to do without, to dispense with
  2. to be deprived of
  3. (+ genitive) to be without, to lack, to miss

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