fordern

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German fordarōn.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔʁdəʁn/, [ˈfɔɐ̯dɐn]

Verb[edit]

fordern (third-person singular simple present fordert, past tense forderte, past participle gefordert, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to demand, ask
  2. (transitive) to claim
  3. (transitive) to require
  4. (transitive, figuratively) to challenge

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Note: Forms with dropped e are also spelled with an apostrophe, e.g. ford’re instead of fordre and fordere.

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