Mittel

See also: mittel

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German mittil (akin to Old Saxon middil), from Proto-Germanic *midilą, *medalą (middle), *midil-. Compare Dutch middel, English middle. See also Mitte.

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NounEdit

Mittel n (genitive Mittels, plural Mittel)

  1. agent, appliance
  2. means
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 31/2010, page 56:
      Die Aufgabe eines Verteidigers besteht darin, für seine Mandanten mit allen Mitteln des Rechtsstaats zu kämpfen.
      The duty of a defense lawyer consists of fighting for his clients with all constitutional means.
  3. medicament
  4. (only plural) funds, capital
  5. median

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Last modified on 19 April 2014, at 04:38