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English-German translation for: backwater
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NOUN   a backwater | backwaters
Nebengewässer {n}
backwater [behind-the-times small town] [pej.]
Kaff {n} [ugs.] [pej.]
Stauwasser {n} [Rückstauwasser]
Rückstau {m} [Rückstauwasser]
hydro. backwater
Altwasser {n}
hydro. backwater
Wasserstau {m} [Wasserbautechnik]
backwater [backward place] [pej.]rückständiges Nest {n} [ugs.] [pej.]
backwater [village] [pej.]verschlafenes Nest {n} [ugs.] [pej.]
2 Words
engin. backwater curveStaukurve {f}
backwater pumpSiebwasserpumpe {f}
backwater storageStauwasserspeicher {m}
backwater town [pej.]Provinznest {n} [ugs.] [pej.]
backwater yokelBauerntölpel {m}
provincial backwater [pej.]Provinznest {n} [ugs.] [pej.]
rural backwater [fig.]tiefste Provinz {f} [pej.]
4 Words
to live in a backwater [idiom]am Arsch der Welt wohnen [ugs.] [Redewendung]
to put sb. in a backwater [idiom]jdn. aufs Abstellgleis schieben [Redewendung]
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