English-German translation for "strait"

"strait" German translation

strait
[streit]noun | Substantiv s

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  • Straßefeminine | Femininum f
    strait narrow channel of water <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
    Meerengefeminine | Femininum f
    strait narrow channel of water <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
    strait narrow channel of water <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
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  • the Straits of Dover (Messina) <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
    die Straße von Dover (Messina)
    the Straits of Dover (Messina) <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
  • Straits Settlements <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
    ehemalige brit. Kronkolonie (Malakka, Penang, Singapur)
    Straits Settlements <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
  • Straits of Malacca <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
    Malakkastraße
    Straits of Malacca <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
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  • Notfeminine | Femininum f
    strait need, difficulties <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
    Verlegenheitfeminine | Femininum f
    strait need, difficulties <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
    Klemmefeminine | Femininum f
    strait need, difficulties <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
    Engpassmasculine | Maskulinum m
    strait need, difficulties <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
    strait need, difficulties <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
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  • to be in desperate (or | oderod dire) straits <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
    in einer ernsten Notlage sein
    to be in desperate (or | oderod dire) straits <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
  • reduced to great straits <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
    in Schwierigkeiten
    reduced to great straits <often | oftoftplural | Plural pl>
  • enge Stelleor | oder od Durchfahrt, enger Durchgang
    strait narrow place or passage obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
    strait narrow place or passage obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs
  • Landengefeminine | Femininum f
    strait rare | seltenselten (isthmus)
    strait rare | seltenselten (isthmus)
  • strait syn vgl. → see „juncture
    strait syn vgl. → see „juncture
strait
[streit]adjective | Adjektiv adj obsolete | obsolet, begrifflich veraltetobs

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  • the strait gate bible, biblical bible, biblical | Bibel, biblisch Bibel, biblischBIBEL
    die enge Pforte
    the strait gate bible, biblical bible, biblical | Bibel, biblisch Bibel, biblischBIBEL
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  • the straitest sect bible, biblical bible, biblical | Bibel, biblisch Bibel, biblischBIBEL
    die strengste Sekte
    the straitest sect bible, biblical bible, biblical | Bibel, biblisch Bibel, biblischBIBEL
Ihr Land, Spanien, befindet sich ebenfalls in schweren Zeiten.
Spain, your country, is in dire straits as well.
Source: Europarl
Dieser Stabilitätspakt stellt unseres Erachtens keine Zwangsjacke für unsere Volkswirtschaften dar.
For us, this stability pact is not a strait-jacket for our economies.
Source: Europarl
Der Euro ist zum jetzigen Zeitpunkt in bestimmten Ländern in einer ernsten Notlage.
The euro at this moment in time is in dire straits in certain countries.
Source: Europarl
Ich zitiere den Wortlaut im Bericht über die Verbesserung der sino-taiwanesischen Beziehungen.
I echo the report's words about the improvement in cross-straits relations.
Source: Europarl
Weltweit befinden sich die nationalen Volkswirtschaften in einer tiefen Krise.
Economies are in dire straits all over the world.
Source: Europarl
Heute befindet sich dieser Berufsstand in einer Notlage.
Today the profession is in dire straits.
Source: Europarl
Wir befinden uns hinsichtlich der Umsetzung der EU-Kohäsionspolitik auf der Zielgeraden.
We are now on the home strait with regard to the implementation of the EU cohesion policy.
Source: Europarl
Philips und DAF befanden sich in großen Schwierigkeiten.
Philips and Daf were in dire straits.
Source: Europarl
Bau einer Brücke (oder eines Tunnels) an einer passenden Stelle zur Überquerung der Nordkvark, oder
building a bridge (or tunnel) to cross the straits at a suitable point, or
Source: Europarl
Ford und General Motors befinden sich in Finanznöten.
Ford and General Motors are in dire financial straits.
Source: News-Commentary
Also, Menschen in großer Not können das bekommen.
So, you know, people who are in desperate straits can get this.
Source: TED
Haiti war auch vor dem Erdbeben bereits ernsthaft in Not.
Haiti was in dire straits even before the earthquake struck.
Source: News-Commentary
In mehreren Ländern Europas stehen viele Landwirte vor Schwierigkeiten.
In various European countries, large groups of farmers are in dire straits.
Source: Europarl
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