erschließen

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From er- +‎ schließen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔɛɐ̯ˈʃliːsn̩], [ʔɛɐ̯ˈʃliːsən]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

erschließen ‎(class 2 strong, third-person singular simple present erschließt, past tense erschloss, past participle erschlossen, past subjunctive erschlösse, auxiliary haben)

  1. To exploit or develop
  2. To tap
  3. To infer or deduce

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Usage notes[edit]

Before the 1996 German Spelling Reform, the past tense form was erschloß, but the spelling is now erschloss.

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