verzichten

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verzichten (third-person singular simple present verzichtet, past tense verzichtete, past participle verzichtet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to dispense with, do without
    Darauf können wir verzichten.
    We can dispense with that.
    Darauf können wir verzichten.
    We can/could do without that.
    (ironic, pejorative)
  2. to abstain, do without, go without
  3. let somebody have
  4. resign, abdicate
  5. renounce, waive, disclaim

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  • Used without an object or with auf + accusative.

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