kündigen

(verb)

Meanings

1.
to quit the job
(Works fine without an object.)
2.
to cancel a contract/plan
(The contract is the direct object here.)
Opposite (closest): abschließen
3.
to lay off, to fire
(The person being fired can be in Dative AND Accusative, actually. With Dative, it sounds a little less in the face.)

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Word of the Day - "Kunde"

Kunde means customer. But also knowledge. And kündigen mean to fire someone. Today, we’ll find out what connects all those and learn some more cool words.

Vocab:

der Kunde, sich erkundigen,kündigen, ankündigen, die Kündigung, die Urkunde


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Root: *gno
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