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EtymologyEdit

be- +‎ frei (free) +‎ -en. Compare with Swedish befria, English befree, Norwegian Bokmål befri, Dutch bevrijden.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈfʀaɪ̯ən/
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VerbEdit

befreien (third-person singular simple present befreit, past tense befreite, past participle befreit, auxiliary haben)

  1. to free (make free), to liberate

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