English translation of 'Abzug'
1. no plural (= Weggang) departure
[von Tief] moving away
(= Wegnahme) [von Truppen, Kapital etc] withdrawal
jdm freien Abzug gewähren to give sb (a) safe-conduct
2. (usu pl, vom Lohn etc) deduction
(= Rabatt) discount
ohne Abzug (business) net terms only
er verdient ohne Abzüge ... before deductions or stoppages he earns ...
etw in Abzug bringen (formal) to deduct sth
(= Korrekturfahne) proof
4. (am Gewehr) trigger
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British English: trigger NOUN
The trigger of a gun is a small lever which you pull to fire it.
A man pointed a gun at them and pulled the trigger.
British English: vent NOUN
A vent is a hole in something through which air can come in and smoke, gas, or smells can go out.
A lot of steam escaped from the vent at the front of the machine.
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