German-English translation for "schroff"

"schroff" English translation

schroff
[ʃrɔf]Adjektiv | adjective adj <schroffer; schroff(e)st>

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  • rugged
    schroff zerklüftet
    jagged
    schroff zerklüftet
    schroff zerklüftet
  • gruff
    schroff barsch figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    harsh
    schroff barsch figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    schroff barsch figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
  • brusque
    schroff kurz angebunden figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    curt
    schroff kurz angebunden figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    abrupt
    schroff kurz angebunden figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    blunt
    schroff kurz angebunden figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    schroff kurz angebunden figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
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  • abrupt
    schroff unvermittelt figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    schroff unvermittelt figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
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  • sharp
    schroff krass figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    schroff krass figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
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schroff
[ʃrɔf]Adverb | adverb adv

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  • schroff abfallende Felswände
    steep (oder | orod sheer) rock faces
    schroff abfallende Felswände
  • brusquely
    schroff figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    curtly
    schroff figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    abruptly
    schroff figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    bluntly
    schroff figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
    schroff figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig
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jemanden schroff abfertigen
to deal abruptly withjemand | somebody sb, to sendjemand | somebody sb packing
jemanden schroff abfertigen
ein Angebot schroff [entschieden] zurückweisen
to reject an offer bluntly [emphatically]
ein Angebot schroff [entschieden] zurückweisen
First, he promised bipartisanship, but got heavily rebuffed.
Erstens versprach er Überparteilichkeit, wurde aber schroff zurückgewiesen.
Source: News-Commentary
Parliament is continuously a little bit harsh insofar as this sort of criticism is concerned.
Das Parlament ist hinsichtlich dieser Art von Kritik ständig etwas schroff.
Source: Europarl
Yet Russia reacted swiftly and harshly.
Russland reagierte jedoch rasch und schroff.
Source: News-Commentary
Friction climbing doesn't have any sort of hard positive edges.
Beim Spannungsklettern hat man keine harten oder schroffen Kanten.
Source: TED
But the harsh reactions to the BIS s analysis ’ seem misplaced and unfair.
Die schroffen Reaktionen auf die Analyse der BIZ sind jedoch deplatziert und unfair.
Source: News-Commentary
The reaction of the Japanese Government at the time was an out and out rejection of these demands.
Die japanische Regierung reagierte damals mit schroffer Ablehnung dieser Forderungen.
Source: Europarl
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"Schroff" English translation

Schroff
Maskulinum | masculine m <Schroff(e)soder | or od Schroffen; Schroffen>

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