zurücktreten

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From zurück- (back) +‎ treten (step).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tsuˈʁʏkˌtʁeːtən/, [tsuˈʁʏkʰˌtʁeːtn̩]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: zu‧rück‧tre‧ten

Verb[edit]

zurücktreten (class 5 strong, third-person singular present tritt zurück, past tense trat zurück, past participle zurückgetreten, past subjunctive träte zurück, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. to step back
  2. (from an office) to resign, to step down
  3. (from a contract) to rescind, to cancel

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