German edit

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Etymology edit

ver- +‎ selbstständig (self-reliant, independent) +‎ -en

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  • IPA(key): /fɛɐ̯ˈzɛlp(st)ʃtɛndɪɡən/, /fɛɐ̯ˈzɛlp(st)ʃtɛndɪɡŋ̩/
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  • Hyphenation: ver‧selbst‧stän‧di‧gen

Verb edit

verselbstständigen (weak, third-person singular present verselbstständigt, past tense verselbstständigte, past participle verselbstständigt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to separate, to make independent, to emancipate
  2. (reflexive) to become independent, to take on a life of one's own

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