English-German translation for "unwilling"

"unwilling" German translation

unwilling
adjective | Adjektiv adj

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examples
  • widerspenstig
    unwilling figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    unwilling figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
they were unwilling to transact with the enemy
sie wollten nicht mit dem Feind verhandeln
they were unwilling to transact with the enemy
Die Europäer waren nicht bereit, den serbischen Massenmördern Paroli zu bieten.
Europeans were unwilling to stand up to Serbian mass murderers.
Source: News-Commentary
Zeigt allen, die nichts dagegen tun wollen, die rote Karte!
Let all those who are unwilling to take action against it be shown the red card!
Source: Europarl
Offensichtlich ist der Rat jedoch nicht gewillt, zu respektieren, was das Parlament entschieden hat.
It does appear, however, that the Council is unwilling to respect Parliament's verdict.
Source: Europarl
Aber die Regierung ist noch immer nicht willens, zuzuhören.
But the government still is unwilling to listen.
Source: News-Commentary
Amerika wird Unfreiwilligen nicht seinen eigenen Regierungsstil aufzwingen.
America will not impose our own style of government on the unwilling.
Source: News-Commentary
Das Parlament wollte oder konnte nichts dagegen tun.
Parliament has been unwilling or unable to tackle the matter.
Source: Europarl
Mir fehlt jedes Verständnis, dass die Kommission nicht bereit ist, diesen Antrag zu unterstützen.
It utterly passes my understanding how the Commission is unwilling to support this amendment.
Source: Europarl
Aber wenn dem so ist, warum sind dann die Unternehmen nicht bereit, mehr im Land zu investieren?
Why, then, are businesses unwilling to invest more in the country?
Source: News-Commentary
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