erlassen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

er- +‎ lassen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔɛɐ̯ˈlasn̩/, /ʔɛɐ̯ˈlasən/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

erlassen ‎(class 7 strong, third-person singular simple present erlässt, past tense erließ, past participle erlassen, past subjunctive erließe, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to issue (a law, an act); to promulgate, to enact (a regulation)
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 30/2010, page 92:
      Gerade erst hat Peking strenge Ausfuhrquoten für Seltene Erden erlassen – in der Hochtechnologie unentbehrliche Ressourcen, ohne die Hybridfahrzeuge, Hochleistungsmagnete und Festplattenlaufwerke nicht funktionieren.
      Just recently Beijing has issued strict export quotas for rare earths—indispensable resources in high technology, without which hybrid vehicles, high-performance magnets and hard-disk drives do not function.
  2. (transitive) to let off (a penalty)
  3. (transitive) to abate (debt, taxes)
  4. (transitive) to waive (a fee)
  5. (transitive) to remit (a liability)

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