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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed in the seventeenth century from Italian posto, beginning in military use.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

Posten m (genitive Postens, plural Posten)

  1. post, station
  2. job, position
  3. (trade or accounting) lot, position
  4. (mining) batch of ore for smelting
  5. (firearms) buckshot, big dot
    Synonyms: Rehposten, Rehschrot, Sauposten, Sauschrot

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Further readingEdit

  • Posten” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Posten in Duden online