English-German translation for "futile"

"futile" German translation

British English | britisches EnglischBr [ˈfjuːtail] American English | amerikanisches EnglischUS [-til; -tl]adjective | Adjektiv adj

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Wir müssen uns auf einen langen und vergeblichen Kampf vorbereiten.
We need to prepare ourselves for a long and futile battle.
Source: Europarl
Beamte führen mit Hilfe von EU-Steuergeldern einen aussichtslosen Kampf gegen Windmühlen.
Civil servants are engaged in a futile struggle, tilting at windmills with EU taxpayers ’ money.
Source: Europarl
Es wäre müßig und gefährlich, dies zu leugnen.
It would be futile and dangerous to deny it.
Source: Europarl
Es ist müßig, diese Frage zu beantworten.
It is futile to answer this question.
Source: Europarl
Tatsächlich sollte es sich als erster Akt einer langen Übung vergeblicher Megadiplomatie erweisen.
Indeed, it was to be the first act in a long exercise of futile mega-diplomacy.
Source: News-Commentary
Am Ende war Chens Versuch ebenso aussichtslos wie töricht.
In the end, Chen s effort ’ was as futile as it was foolish.
Source: News-Commentary
Das Verfahren gibt aussichtslose Versuche zur Überwachung der Fangmenge von Haien wieder.
The procedure renders futile attempts to monitor the numbers of sharks being caught.
Source: Europarl

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