zweckentfremden

Meanings

1.
to misuse, to misappropriate
(The idea is to use something for another purpose than the one it was made for.)

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Word of the Day - "der Zweck"

A fun look at the origin and meaning of "der Zweck" and its related words.

Vocab:

der Zweck, die Zweckehe, die Reißzwecke, bezwecken, zwecks, zwecklos


German Prefixes Explained - "ent-"

Word Family

Root: *dwo-

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