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English translation of 'Angriff'

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[ˈanɡr- ]
masculine noun
(military, sport) (figurative) attack (gegen, auf +acc on)
(Luftangriff) (air) raid
▪ proverb: Angriff ist die beste Verteidigung attack is the best means of defence (Brit) or defense (US)
etw in Angriff nehmen to tackle sth

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Example Sentences Including 'Angriff'

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Bremerhaven (dpa) - Nach dem Angriff eines Pitbulls auf fünf Menschen in Bremerhaven dauern die Ermittlungen der Polizei an.
Die Tageszeitung (2000)
Er kann nicht begreifen, was dieser unvermutete Angriff bedeuten soll.
Crepon, Tom Leben und Tode des Hans Fallada
Es war ein Angriff , sagte einer, ein heimtückischer, sorgfaltig geplanter Angriff auf die sowjetische Sicherheit.
Schneider, Peter Paarungen
Tabucchi seinerseits antwortete im Corriere della Sera auf den Angriff :
Die Tageszeitung (1998)
Wahrscheinlich hatte er das ihm aufgetragene Liebesprogramm längst in Angriff genommen und war den Gefährtinnen seines Unglücks begegnet, ohne sie zu erkennen.
Schneider, Peter Paarungen

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'Angriff' in Other Languages

British English: attack /əˈtæk/ NOUN
An attack is the act or an instance of attacking.
...a campaign of air attacks on strategic targets.
  • American English: attack
  • Arabic: هُجُوم
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ataque
  • Chinese: 攻击
  • Croatian: napad
  • Czech: útok
  • Danish: angreb
  • Dutch: aanval
  • European Spanish: ataque ofensiva
  • Finnish: hyökkäys
  • French: attaque assaut
  • German: Angriff
  • Greek: επίθεση
  • Italian: attacco
  • Japanese: 攻撃
  • Korean: 공격
  • Norwegian: angrep
  • Polish: napad
  • European Portuguese: ataque
  • Romanian: atac
  • Russian: атака
  • Spanish: ataque
  • Swedish: angrepp
  • Thai: การโจมตี
  • Turkish: saldırı
  • Ukrainian: напад
  • Vietnamese: cuộc tấn công
British English: tackle /ˈtækl/ NOUN
A tackle is when you try to take the ball away from someone in a game such as football.
...a tackle by the big full-back.
  • American English: tackle
  • Arabic: مُحَاوَلَةُ أَخْذِ الكُرَةِ مِنَ اللَاعِبِ الَاخِر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: placagem
  • Chinese: 抢球
  • Croatian: pokušaj preuzimanja lopte
  • Czech: zastavení útočícího hráče
  • Danish: tackling
  • Dutch: tackle
  • European Spanish: entrada fútbol
  • Finnish: taklaus
  • French: tacler football
  • German: Angriff Sport
  • Greek: μαρκάρισμα
  • Italian: attrezzatura
  • Japanese: タックル
  • Korean: 태클
  • Norwegian: redskap
  • Polish: szarża
  • European Portuguese: placagem
  • Romanian: blocaj
  • Russian: оборудование
  • Spanish: entrada acometida
  • Swedish: redskap
  • Thai: การยื้อยุดหยุดฝ่ายตรงข้ามในการครองลูกฟุตบอลหรือรักบี้
  • Turkish: üstesinden gelme
  • Ukrainian: перехоплення (спорт.)
  • Vietnamese: hành động cản
British English: assault NOUN
An assault by an army is a strong attack made on an area held by the enemy.
The rebels are poised for a new assault on the government garrisons.


Translation of Angriff from the Collins German to English
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