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abtreten

Meanings

1.
to step down
(In context of posts. )
Opposite (closest): antreten (zu)
2.
to pass ownership
("etwas an jemanden abtreten" - Fairly rare. Can be a gift as well as a business transaction, but there is a sense that the person doesn't want to part. The spoken past is built with "haben" for this meaning.)

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Word of the Day - "treten"

A fun look at the German verb "treten" and its family. We'll learn the origins and loads of useful related nouns and prefix verbs.


Word Family

Root\: unknown (or not yet entered)

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