fördern

See also: fordern

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German vürdern, from Old High German furdiren. The modern vocalism is Central and Low German (compare Middle Low German vörderen). Related to English further. Compare dated German fürder, fürderhin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfœʁdɐn/, [ˈfœʁdɐn], [ˈfœɐ̯dɐn]
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VerbEdit

fördern (weak, third-person singular present fördert, past tense förderte, past participle gefördert, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to further, to foster
  2. (transitive) to support
  3. (transitive) to advance
  4. (transitive) to encourage
  5. (transitive) to mine

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