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EtymologyEdit

From er- +‎ schließen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʔɛɐ̯ˈʃliːsn̩], [ʔɛɐ̯ˈʃliːsən]
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VerbEdit

erschließen (class 2 strong, third-person singular simple present erschließt, past tense erschloss, past participle erschlossen, past subjunctive erschlösse, auxiliary haben)

  1. To exploit or develop
  2. To tap
  3. To infer or deduce

Usage notesEdit

Before the 1996 German Spelling Reform, the past tense form was erschloß, but the spelling is now erschloss.

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