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Dictionary English German: [purpose]

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English German
deliberate {adj} [on purpose]
5260
absichtlich
deliberate {adj} [on purpose]
1831
vorsätzlich
deliberate {adj} [on purpose]
459
geflissentlich [geh.]
dedicated {adj} [to a purpose]
320
zweckbestimmt
appropriate {adj} [for a purpose]
158
zweckentsprechend
operational {adj} [concerning purpose]
84
einsatzfähig [betriebsbereit]
appropriate {adj} [for a specific purpose]
32
zweckdienlich
effective {adj} [for the intended purpose]
7
zielführend
deliberate {adj} [on purpose]mit Absicht [nachgestellt]
incorrectly {adv} [running contrary to the purpose]zweckwidrig
Verbs
to visit sth. [for a particular purpose] [business, sightseeing, etc.]
875
etw. besichtigen
to omit sth. [miss out on purpose, skip]
48
etw.Akk. überspringen [fig.]
to approach sb. [for a specific purpose]jdn. apostrophieren [geh.] [selten] [gezielt ansprechen, sich (feierlich) an jemanden wenden]
to mystify sb. [on purpose]jdn. hinters Licht führen [ugs.] [Redewendung]
to overlook sth. [on purpose]an etw.Dat. vorbeisehen [absichtlich außer Acht lassen]
Nouns
determination [firmness of purpose]
222
Zielstrebigkeit {f}
cause [matter, purpose, ideal] [also law: action]
123
Sache {f} [Frage, Anliegen] [auch jur.]
thrust [theme, purpose]
112
Tenor {m} [Inhalt, Sinn]
application [purpose]
74
Zweck {m}
end [aim, purpose]
51
Zweck {m}
end [purpose, goal]
39
Ziel {n}
cause [purpose, concern]
30
Sache {f} [Anliegen, Ziel]
bee [social gathering for a specific purpose] [chiefly Am.]
26
Arbeitskreis {m}
designation [of a place for a special purpose]
24
Bestimmung {f} [eines Orts, z. B. als Austragungsort, Konferenzort]
constr. RealEst. urban teardown [Am.] [coll.] [house bought for the express purpose of demolishing it and building a more expensive one on the same plot]
22
Abrisshaus {n} [Haus, das nur gekauft wird, um es abzureißen und durch einen teureren Neubau zu ersetzen]
point [purpose]
20
Sinn {m} [Zweck]
fin. [money set aside for a specific purpose] Fond {m} [FALSCH für: Fonds]
alienation [transfer of property and income for the purpose of tax avoidance]
13
Hinterziehung {f}
consistency [of purpose, character]
6
Willensfestigkeit {f} [geh.]
econ. law [transactions for the purpose of evading the law]
5
Umgehungsgeschäfte {pl}
mosey [coll.] [walk without a particular purpose]
5
Bummel {m} [ugs.] [Spaziergang ohne festes Ziel]
allrounder [all-in-one device suitable for every purpose]eierlegende Wollmilchsau {f} [ugs.] [hum.]
angle [coll.] [devious motive, method, or purpose]heimliche Absicht {f} [Beweggrund oder Vorhaben]
drive [united effort to accomplish some specific purpose](gemeinsame) Aktion {f} [z. B. Spendenaktion]
inappropriateness [pertaining to a purpose]Zweckwidrigkeit {f}
law intendment [meaning or purpose of a law]Ratio {f} [ratio legis]
mosy [coll.] [spv.] [mosey] [walk without a particular purpose]Bummel {m} [ugs.] [Spaziergang ohne festes Ziel]
reutilization [for a new purpose]Umnutzung {f}
mil. Spetsnaz [Russian special purpose regiments]Speznas {pl} [russische Spezialeinheiten]
2 Words: Verbs
to be fit [for purpose]geeignet sein
to give sb. change [coins for a banknote, a little money for a certain purpose, to a beggar, etc.]jdm. Kleingeld geben [Münzen für einen Geldschein, etwas Geld für einen bestimmten Zweck, einem Bettler etc.]
to pair up [to work for a specific purpose or goal]sich zusammentun [zu einem bestimmten Zweck mit jdm. verbinden]
to round sb. up [collect a number of people together for a particular purpose]jdn. zusammentrommeln [ugs.] [verschiedene Leute]
to talk nonsense [on purpose, for fun]blödeln [verbal]
2 Words: Nouns
final end [final purpose or goal]Endzweck {m}
Greek gift [gift given with a treacherous purpose]Danaergeschenk {n} [geh.] [Unheil bringendes Geschenk]
impersonation of sb. [for purpose of fraud]Auftreten {n} als jd.
inappropriate action [not fit for the purpose]zweckwidrige Handlung {f}
philos. natural end [natural purpose]Naturzweck {m}
tools room sensor [sensor installed in a room for whatever purpose]Raumsensor {m}
acc. fin. special ledger [special purpose ledger]spezielles Ledger {n} [SAP-Begriff] [Nebenbuch]
special unit [formed for a special purpose]Sonderabteilung {f} [für bestimmte Aufgaben]
special unit [formed for a special purpose]Spezialeinheit {f} [für besondere Aufgaben]
med. test meal [given for the purpose of determining the functioning of the digestive tract]Probekost {f} [zum Zwecke der diagnostischen Klärung verabreichte spezielle Kost]
3 Words: Others
from idle curiosity {adv} [without a good reason or purpose]aus purer Neugier
I got drunk. [on purpose]Ich habe mich betrunken.
3 Words: Verbs
to be used for sth. [e.g. for a purpose, for doing sth.]zu etw.Dat. dienen [verwendet werden]
jobs to release sb. from duty [for a time, for a certain purpose]jdn. freistellen [vom Dienst, vorübergehend]
4 Words: Verbs
to have an angle on sth. [Am.] [coll.] [a selfish motive, purpose]ein Eigeninteresse an etw.Dat. haben
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