betreiben

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

be- +‎ treiben. A calque of Middle Low German bedrīven.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈtʁaɪ̯bən/, [bəˈtʁaɪ̯bən], [-bm̩]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

betreiben (class 1 strong, third-person singular present betreibt, past tense betrieb, past participle betrieben, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to run, to operate (a business, an engine, etc.)
    Sie betreibt ein Onlinegeschäft für Wintersocken.
    She runs an online business for winter socks.

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