kürzen

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See also: kurzen

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Deadjectival from kurz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈkʏʁtsən/, [ˈkʰʏɐ̯tsn̩]
  • Hyphenation: kür‧zen

Verb[edit]

kürzen (weak, third-person singular present kürzt, past tense kürzte, past participle gekürzt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to shorten
  2. to abbreviate
  3. (literature) to abridge
  4. (mathematics) to cancel (a fraction, equation or term)
    Antonym: erweitern

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Further reading[edit]

  • kürzen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • kürzen” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • kürzen” in Duden online
  • kürzen” in OpenThesaurus.de